Forecast winds are powerful enough to lift empty and stationary jetliners off the ground.
It is life-threatening, he warned repeatedly of Hurricane Irma.
Sandbags, like plywood, were gone, as were certain kinds of screws and nails.
Related: Airlines scramble as they prepare for Irma.In Texas, refinery production took a hit from Harvey, reducing the availability of gas.If one bridge is damaged, which is likely, the islands south of that bridge become isolated.So many people would show up that police officers stood guard at some stations, like.BA ) said it was suspending flirten im sauerland manufacturing operations starting on Saturday morning.AAL ) was briefly under an FAA ground stop in Miami due to rerouting outbound aircraft.No Saturday or Sunday flights had been scheduled.It was her husband telling her that their house was included in the expanded evacuation zone.By late Saturday, Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale - home to the 12th, 13th, 21st largest airports in the.S., respectively - will be largely dormant as the extreme weather rolls.Across the street, another gas station was closed.On Saturday and Tampa's is closed to commercial flights as of 8:00.m."If it flies, it's not going to be in south Florida said Ross Feinstein, a spokesman for American.
The flight stoppages in Florida come just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey pummeled Texas, shuttering operations for several days at Houston's busy airports.
In Orlando, 50 knot winds will shut down the airport's outdoor tram which shuttles passengers between terminals.
Orlando International Airport's final flight is scheduled for.m.Shortages of gas and water are common before and after hurricanes, but they have been exacerbated by Hurricane Harvey.Commercial flights ceased at West Palm Beach Airport at 7:00.m., at Fort Lauderdale's airport at 7:45.m.Still, some residents held out for a last-minute sleight-of-hand, hoping Irma would stay off the coast as it did near Puerto Rico.Delta Air Lines dAL ) has also added 5,000 additional seats since Wednesday, with flights out of Florida and Caribbean islands, including the Bahamas, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.Meteorologists at Delta expect Irma to make landfall just west of Miami International Airport overnight Saturday, bringing wind gusts of up to 127 miles per hour.Its imperative to get people out, said Roman Gastesi, the administrator of Monroe County, which encompasses the Keys.Credit Scott McIntyre for The New York Times.American will wind down operations in Orlando, which is a three and a half hour drive north from Miami, by.m.