TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Hurricane Irma is creating headaches for Tampa Bay area travelers as flights are canceled and airports close.
Here’s a look at how Irma is impacting airports. Links to airports are listed below if you need to check on a specific flight. (Be sure to check back, we will continue to update this story)-
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) – Airport to close at 11am Friday and will remain closed until further notice
Tampa International Airport (TPA) – Airport to close at 8 p.m. Saturday and will remain closed until further notice. All commercial flights will cease at 8 pm Saturday.
Sarasota-Bradenton International (SRQ) – Airport closing to all air traffic at 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday. The return of flight operations will be determined based on the storm’s progress.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) – 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.
Orlando International Airport (MCO) – All operations will cease at 5 pm Saturday (or when the last flight scheduled to depart by 5 pm has taken off).
Miami International Airport (MIA) – Airport plans to remain open, however many flights are canceled. Parking garages are full.
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) – Airport plans to remain open, however many flights are canceled.
Here are some links to local airports if you need to check on a flight:
- Tampa International Airport
- St. Pete Clearwater International Airport
- Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
- Orlando International Airport
HURRICANE IRMA EVACUATIONS –
- Sarasota County Evacuation
- Hernando County Evacuation
- Polk County Evacuation
- Pasco County Evacuation
- Manatee County Evacuation
- Hillsborough County Evacuation
- Pinellas County Evacuation
- City of Tampa Evacuation