Tropical Storm Nicole passed through Florida causing airports near Orlando, including Orlando International Airport, to close ahead of the storm. Some airports have announced when they plan to reopen.
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Here is what we know:
Orlando International Airport
Orlando International Airport (MCO) said some flights will be arriving Thursday night. Beginning Friday, the airport will resume normal commercial flights. Over the last 36 hours, 1480 flights have been canceled. The airport also received minor damage from Tropical Storm Nicole. The airport said it will take time over the next couple of days to catch up on the 1400 flights that were canceled. There will also be limited concessions.
Orlando Sanford International Airport
Orlando Sanford International Airport said it anticipated reopening on Friday morning, Nov. 11, for scheduled flights. Allegiant, Flair Airlines, and Swoop Airlines fly in and out of the airport. Passengers impacted by flight cancelations due to Hurricane Nicole should contact their airline for updates.
Melbourne Orlando International Airport
The Melbourne Orlando International Airport said it would return to normal operations on Thursday, though specifics weren't immediately available.
Daytona Beach International Airport
Daytona Beach International Airport will close at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, ahead of Tropical Storm Nicole, the airport announced. All commercial flights for that day have been canceled. The airport expects to reopen on Friday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. Travelers impacted should contact their airline.
Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport has remains opened this week, but said Thursday it expects increasing delays and cancelations due to Tropical Storm Nicole. Travelers were asked to contact their airlines about updated flight schedules.