Airport

(Source: CBS4)

Miami International Hit Record Numbers In December

Airport officials at Miami International knew they were going to be busy during the Christmas and New Years holidays. They just didn’t know how busy.

01/08/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

South Florida’s Airports Busy With Holiday Travelers

If you’re planning on flying out of town for the Christmas holiday, you are going to have plenty of company. Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport expects 1.2 million travelers will pass though their terminals over the holiday period which began Saturday, Dec. 21st and runs through Sunday, Jan. 5th 2014.

12/22/2013

An American Airlines Inc. plane taxis past two others at LaGuardia airport in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011. U.S. travel during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend will rise 4 percent from last year as Americans take trips they had put off because of the weak economy, AAA said. (Source: Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Just Less Than 100 Million Expected To Travel Over The Holidays

The holiday travel season is about to hit overdrive this weekend as people head home for the holidays across the country by land and by air.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

Miami International Airport

MIA Gets $100 Million To Upgrade Baggage Screening

The Miami International Airport has gone through major transformations in the last few years and the changes will continue after the Transportation Security Administration gave the airport $101 million for a new baggage screening system.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

Three kittens were rescued from MIA (Source: Griselle Marino)

Three Kittens Rescued From Ceiling At MIA

We’ve all heard of firefighters saving kittens stuck in trees, but how about kittens stuck in airports?

10/26/2013

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport construction project. (Source: Broward Aviation Dept.)

Construction Milestone on High Flying Highway

It’s an amazing feat of engineering, an enormous construction project that will soon have a brand new runway shooting right over the top of federal highway by Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

06/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

TSA Cutbacks Cause Delays At MIA

Travelers at Miami International Airport weren’t too happy this weekend after being caught in delays for hours due to cut backs by the Transportation Security Administration.

03/18/2013

Opa-Locka Airport tower (Source: CBS4)

Miami Lakes Town Council: Opa-locka Tower Closure “Insane”

Miami Lakes’ town council met in emergency session Friday and unanimously condemned the federal government’s scheduled closure of the air traffic control tower at busy Opa-locka airport.

CBS4–03/08/2013

Airplane

Miami Lakes To Hold Emergency Meeting On Tower Closure

The mayor of Miami Lakes has called an emergency meeting of the Town Council for Friday to discuss what they can do about the closure of the tower at the Opa-locka airport.

CBS4–03/07/2013

Concourse J at MIA evacuated due to a suspicious briefcase on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Cops: Dynamite Joke By Guatemalan Tourist Forced MIA Terminal Evacuation

A Guatemalan doctor’s bad joke caused hours of delays for passengers at Miami International Airport Monday afternoon.

CBS4–11/26/2012

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