UPDATE: Power to the area was restored about 2 p.m., a tweet from Colorado Springs Utilities said. 

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A power outage east of Colorado Springs left more than 3,300 customers without power, including the city's airport, a tweet from Colorado Springs Utilities said Friday. 

The outage began just after noon, according to Utilities' power outage map. It is expected to be resolved about 2:30 p.m. Friday, the map says. 

The Colorado Springs Airport tweeted the outage is affecting the Transportation Safety Administration checkpoint. Travelers should expect delays, the airport said. 

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