Bob Hope.

A Southwest Airlines plane lands at the Bob Hope Airport in July. (Raul Roa / Staff Photographer)

Some flights scheduled to depart from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank may have been canceled due to a lighting system failure on one of the runways, the aiport said Thursday night.

The breakdown on Runway 15-33 occurred Wednesday night and was under repair, the airport reported on its website.

Incoming flights were arriving on a different runway, said Ian Gregor, spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration in Los Angeles.

The airport said that some airlines, depending on their respective operating procedures, may choose not to depart from the airport until the lights are fixed.

"If you are planning on flying out of Bob Hope Airport, please contact your airline before coming to the airport," the airport said on its website.

No other details were immediately available. 

-- Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times