Orlando International Airport Shutting Down at 8 p.m.

Posted at 3:08 PM, Oct 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-06 15:08:00-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Officials say Orlando International Airport will close to all commercial flights in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew.

An airport spokesman confirmed that Orlando's largest airport will close at 8 p.m. Thursday, with plans to re-open Saturday after assessing any damage from the storm.

There have already been several delays and cancellations for outgoing and incoming flights because of the hurricane headed toward central Florida.

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