Fort Lauderdale International Airport Will Close Tomorrow Until Further Notice

Due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Irma, a notice has been posted at the official Internet web site of Fort Lauderdale International Airport:

Due to Hurricane Irma, the airport will close on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10. The last flight will depart FLL at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, September 8.

Contact your airline for the latest flight status as there have been cancellations and delays. You can also select “Flight Status” in the upper left hand corner of the web’s home page.

Fort Lauderdale International Airport Will Close Tomorrow Until Further Notice

Whether Fort Lauderdale International Airport opens once again on Monday, September 11, 2017 depends on the severity of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which is located 55 miles west southwest of Grand Turk Island; and is still packing sustained winds of 175 miles per hour as a Category 5 hurricane as it moves west northwest at 16 miles per hour.

Summary

Look for other airports in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and the Bahamas to close until further notice as well.

For comprehensive information pertaining to Hurricane Irma — including travel alerts for 28 airlines — please refer to this article.

Source: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the Department of Commerce of the United States.

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