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FLIGHT CHECK: Tallahassee International Airport resumes operations as of 12 p.m.

Tallahassee International Airport
Posted at 11:28 AM, Jan 09, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-09 11:52:55-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Flights in and out of Tallahassee International Airport were suspended briefly on Tuesday morning due to storms moving into the area.

The airport announced after 11:30 a.m. that it intended to resume normal operations at 12 p.m.

Flights were diverted away from the airport around 9:45 a.m., and shortly after, the airport announced it was suspending operations until further notice.

As tornado warnings began to be issued for parts of Leon County later in the morning, travelers sheltered in place at the airport. WTXL photojournalist Stefan Roberts was inside the airport as people took shelter.

Airport shelter in place
People shelter in place during severe weather alerts at the Tallahassee International Airport.

Travelers departing and arriving early this morning were able to make their scheduled flights, but as of mid-morning, no flights were departing or arriving at the airport.

The airport announced shortly after 11:30 a.m. that all operations would resume at 12 p.m.

You can track flights at the Tallahassee International Airport at any time on their website.