UPDATE: Miami International Airport Hurricane Irma Information
Below is the latest information regarding the effect of Hurricane Irma on Miami International Airport:
- Passenger and cargo flights at Miami International Airport resumed today on a limited basis, beginning with an American Airlines flight from Seattle at 7:06 a.m.
- MIA's first departure today is American Airlines flight to Las Vegas which departed at 9:05 a.m.
- MIA is scheduled to operate about 30 percent of its usual number of flights today, and will see that percentage increase daily until it reaches full operations - possibly by this weekend.
- Given that many airlines are not operating their full schedule of flights, passengers should contact their airline to confirm their flight’s status before coming to the airport.
- The Miami Rental Car Center is now open.
- Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport is now open.
- Miami Executive Airport is open, but the FAA tower is currently closed for damage assessment. Flights are operating with pilot-to-pilot communication.
- Miami-Homestead General Aviation Airport is now open, but the Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport remains closed.
- For the latest updates about airport operations, airport users should follow MIA on Twitter @iflymia.
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