Orlando International Airport resumes operations

first_imgOrlando International Airport resumes operationsOrlando International Airport resumes operations Orlando International Airport (MCO) resumes commercial aircraft operations Saturday, October 8, 2016 with the first arrival at 8 a.m. As the winds from Hurricane Matthew subsided, damage assessment teams combed Orlando International Airport (MCO) to see exactly what Matthew left behind. Damage to the terminal complex was minimal, which aided in the decision by the airlines and the authority to return to service tomorrow morning.The first flights at MCO will be arriving flights as airlines reposition aircraft and crews during the day to meet the demand of previously scheduled and delayed passengers. Travelers are advised to contact their airlines directly for schedule information. They are encouraged to arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to their flight.Normally there would be over 900 flight operations a day at Orlando International. Today all flights were cancelled. Commercial operations ceased Thursday at 8 p.m. based on the extreme weather conditions expected with Hurricane Matthew.Airport and TSA employees are advised to resume their normal weekend schedules.Ground transportation including rental cars, resort transportation and Lynx buses are expected to resume normal operations.Source = Orlando International Airportlast_img read more

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