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Miami International Airport Resumes Operations

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Miami International Airport Resumes Operations


Miami International Airport Resumes Operations
September 12
09:27 2017

MIAMI — Today, Miami International Airport announced that passenger and cargo flight operations will resume on a limited basis after the transiting of Irma, a category 4 hurricane.

  • Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport is currently open, as well as Miami Executive Airport. However, the FAA tower is closed due to several damages. Thereby, flights are operating with pilot-to-pilot communication.
  • Miami Rental Car Center is open on its regular schedule.
  • The majority of the airlines that serve MIA are not operating their complete flight schedules. The airport encourages all passengers to contact the airline immediately to confirm flight status before arriving at the airport.
  • Miami-Homestead General Aviation Airport and Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport continue closed.

Furthermore, Hurricane Irma left several damages at the airport over the weekend. The airport’s aviation director and CEO, Emilio Gonzalez, tweeted the following:

Moreover, Gonzalez reported large water puddles and fallen ceiling tiles appeared in waiting areas while fallen trees and other damages were found in different locations of the airport:

Currently, Hurricane Irma is transiting in Atlanta, GA, as a tropical depression, and is expected to conclude today.

The latest updates about MIA flight operations, and other related topics, for airport users and passengers are available at MIA’s twitter user, @iflymia.


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