Tampa Bay area airports to start reopening, resuming flights

TAMPA (WFLA) – The Tampa International Airport will remain closed Monday.

Officials tweeted Monday morning, “No flights were scheduled today as we assess the airport’s condition. Most will resume Tue or Wed. Contact your airline for flight info.”

TIA shut down flight operations at 8 p.m. Saturday in advance of Hurricane Irma.

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport will open to the public Tuesday morning. The airfield reopened Monday afternoon. Flights will resume Wednesday. All passengers should contact their airlines for more information.

Seats, elevators, escalators, ticket counters and gates were all empty. Plastic wrapped some ticket kiosks to prevent water damage.

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