Gatwick airport closed as big freeze continues
2 December 2010 Last updated at 10:24 GMT
Travellers across parts of the UK face further misery as airports, roads and rail continue to be badly hit by snow.
Gatwick Airport will remain closed until at least 0600 GMT Friday, with another 6in (15cm) of snow falling overnight.
The BBC's Robert Hall describes the conditions at Gatwick airport.