Southwest flights out of KCI canceled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., other airlines also canceling, delaying flights

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Some Southwest Airlines flights out of Kansas City International Airport Tuesday morning have been canceled.

The cancellations due to freezing rain impact flights scheduled to depart between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

A spokesperson for Southwest Airlines tells FOX4 additional adjustments may need to be made as the weather changes.

Other airlines have also started delaying and even canceling morning flights.

FOX4 will continue to monitor weather conditions. Click here for Meteorologist Karli Ritter and Michelle Bogowith's forecast.

See the status for all flights at KCI here.

Below is a photo of ice starting to form on the wing of a Southwest airplane at KCI just before 6 a.m. Tuesday.

FOX4's John Pepitone shared the video below of treacherous driving conditions on his way to KCI.

Joe McBride, who is a spokesperson for the airport issued the following statement just before 9:30 a.m.

"Kansas City Aviation Department crews have been out all morning treating the airfield with specialized deicing chemicals at KCI Airport. As slush accumulates, large rotary brushes are being used, as well as additional applications being made. As the equipment is deployed on the runways, each runway is temporarily closed for a short time."

Below is a look at how the airport applies the deicing fluid to the runways.