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When will Florida's airports reopen?

Posted at 4:34 AM, Sep 12, 2017

Florida's largest airports closed down over the weekend as Hurricane Irma slammed into the state. Now that the storm has passed, the airports are assessing damage and updating travelers on their plans to restart operations.

Here's a rundown on when Florida's airports plan to resume commercial flights and when airlines intend to restart flights.

Miami International Airport

Florida's largest airport said limited operations will resume at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12.


Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Fort Lauderdale's airport said it would resume commercial operations at 4 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12.

Orlando International Airport

Officials in Orlando said the airport would reopen its passenger terminal and TSA security lines starting around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday ahead of a limited resumption of flights.

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers

Officials say there was no damage at the airport but they were waiting Monday on restoration of power before flights can take off and land.

Jacksonville International Airport

The airport in Jacksonville said the terminal building would be open again around 3 a.m. starting on Tuesday morning.

Tampa International Airport

Flights are expected to restart Tuesday morning, September 12.

Palm Beach International Airport

The airport reopened on Monday, September 11 with limited service.