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Orlando International Airport Cancelled 580 Flights Wednesday Due To Hurricane Ian

Today, Wednesday 28 September 2022, Orlando International Airport canceled 580 flights due to Hurricane Ian.

In preparation of the incoming storm all commercial operations at Orlando International Airport ceased at 10:30 a.m. this morning.

With widespread flight cancelations and the airport currently closed until at least Friday 30 September, 100 airport guests so far have been transported from the airport to area shelters to ride out the storm.

The airports Emergency Operations Center (EOC) are continuing 24-hour-a-day monitoring of the hurricane for any changes that may impact operations and airport readiness.

MCO provided a look at their activated Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Airport leadership that’s part of the “ride-out” team stays on property to closely monitor the path of Hurricane Ian, and everything related to the landside and airfield operations.

Commercial operations at the airport are expected to resume sometime Friday on a limited basis, depending on damage assessment to airport property and restoration as required.

Travelers are advised to contact their airlines directly for information about their specific flights.

Thank you to Orlando International Airport for the pictures, and update.

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