JACKSONVILLE (CBSMiami/CNN) – A positive coronavirus test forced a temporary closure of an air traffic control tower in Florida Monday night.
The FAA said the facility in Hilliard, which is northwest of Jacksonville, was closed until 6 p.m. for deep cleaning after one employee’s test came back positive.READ MORE: Taste Of The Town: KYU Miami Remains Wynwood Hotspot With Asian-Inspired Cuisine
The facility handles flights across five states in the Southeast.
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The closure left many passengers stranded. Many passengers arrived at the airport two hours before their flight was scheduled to leave, only to find out at the last minute that their flight had either been delayed or canceled.
According to the FAA, ten other employees at the Hilliard facility have tested positive since June.MORE NEWS: South Florida Rapper Baby Blue In Critical Condition Following Attempted Robbery Shooting In Davie
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