MIA & FTL Remain Closed Monday After Irma

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Miami International Airport will be closed Monday because of water damage from Hurricane Irma.

The airport’s director, Emilio González, noted MIA had endured wind gusts of nearly 100 mph during the storm.

The airport will assess the damage Monday to see when it can reopen.

Airport officials reported Monday “Some airlines will fly personnel and crew members to MIA in preparation for flights to resume. After a damage assessment today, we will determine if passenger flights can resume on Tuesday.”

Cargo flights will resume when passenger flights begin.

While closed for flights, the terminal remained open for more than 600 hotel guests and stranded passengers without hotel rooms. Some concessions stayed opened as well.

Miami’s airport is a hub for American Airlines.

MORE: Latest on Hurricane Irma

Miami-Opa locka Executive Airport is expected to open on Monday. So far, it has only received military and emergency flights.

Miami Executive Airport is open but the FAA tower is currently closed for damage assessment. Flights are operating with pilot-to-pilot communication.

Miami-Homestead General Aviation Airport and Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport are currently closed.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, which closed ahead of Irma, will also keep its doors shut Monday as it assesses damage and makes any necessary repairs.

According to Broward’s Emergency officials FLL will reopen at 4 a.m. on Tuesday. Passengers are advised to call their individual airline for more updates.

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