Tampa International Airport suspending operations due to Elsa
TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa International Airport will be suspending operations on Tuesday evening due to Tropical Storm Elsa.
Commercial operations will be suspended at 5 p.m. Tuesday and air cargo operations will be suspended by 10 p.m. Officials said they expect the airport to reopen Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. after assessing the airport for storm damage.
Passengers are being asked to check with their airlines for flight updates.
Flights out of Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) will be delayed or canceled on Tuesday due to Elsa. Officials did not provide any further information, but passengers are asked to contact their airlines for the most up-to-date information.
As of the 8 a.m. advisory on Tuesday, Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to swirl west of the Southwest Florida coastline by Tuesday afternoon and evening. Most models look to keep Elsa’s center offshore as it pushes toward Florida’s Big Bend.
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