AMERICAN airports are in chaos after reports that their passport systems are down which has left thousands of passengers stranded.
Sky News Australia and US media outlets are reporting international airport systems have failed across the country.
The new major airports caught up in the technical glitch include JFK Airport in New York and Miami International Airport.
Due to U.S. Customs and Border Protection computer issues, passengers at JFK Airport may experience delays in the international arrivals area. — Kennedy Airport (@JFKairport) January 2, 2018
Good evening, there is a system issue affecting processing times for customs. The customs agents are working to get everyone screened and through customs as quickly as possible. Your patience is appreciated.— DFW Airport (@DFWAirport) January 2, 2018
Already reporters and travellers at airports have posted on social media about the mayhem causing massive delays.
Footage has also been posted of passengers clogged up in queues as they wait for word on when it will be back up.
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