(CNN) — Various Florida airports remained closed on Thursday with hundreds of flights canceled within the wake of Hurricane Ian.
Key West Worldwide Airport reopened on Thursday at 7 a.m., the airport mentioned on its web site.
Whereas many of the airports haven’t introduced reopening plans, the FAA map gave the next estimated reopening instances, as of 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday:
• Sarasota-Bradenton Worldwide anticipated to reopen Thursday at 7:59 p.m. ET
• Tampa Worldwide anticipated to reopen on Friday at 12:00 p.m. ET
• Orlando Worldwide anticipated to reopen Friday at 10:30 a.m. ET
• St. Petersburg/Clearwater Worldwide anticipated to reopen Friday at 12 p.m. ET
• Southwest Florida Worldwide anticipated to reopen Friday at 12 p.m. ET
• Daytona Seaside Worldwide anticipated to reopen October 5 at 6 p.m. ET
Miami Worldwide Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Worldwide Airport are open, however some flights have been delayed and canceled.
The airports in Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville had been main with essentially the most cancellations Thursday morning.
Practically 900 Friday flights had additionally been canceled by Thursday morning.
Greater than 250 Thursday American Airways flights had been canceled by 8:30 a.m. ET, based on FlightAware.
Because the storm approached, the FAA mentioned in an announcement that it was “carefully monitoring Hurricane Ian and its path,” underscoring that it doesn’t cancel industrial flights.
“Earlier than any storm hits, we put together and shield air visitors management amenities and tools alongside the projected storm path so operations can rapidly resume after the hurricane passes to assist catastrophe aid efforts.”