The Orlando airport was closed at 2 a.m. Tuesday in preparations for Hurricane Dorian. Greater Orlando Aviation Authority officials, after consulting with the National Weather Service, said it is safe to reopen the state’s busiest airport.
Walt Disney World theme parks in Florida closed Tuesday afternoon
ahead of forecasted strong winds and heavy rain. The approaching storm also forced
Orlando International Airport to stop operations at 2 a.m. Tuesday.
Orlando International Airport will remain open on
Monday, according to a statement of officials.
As the forecast for Hurricane Dorian shifted further off Florida’s east coast, Orlando International Airport will continue with operations on Monday, despite a previous tweet saying it would cease flights at 2 a.m. Monday on September 2.
The Orlando International Airport announced on Saturday night that flight operations will continue on Monday. Airport officials say Dorian’s changing track is the reason behind the decision of lifting its previous planned closure and they will keep an eye on the storm.