ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport announced that it would be closed Tuesday afternoon due to impacts from Hurricane Idalia.
The airport’s terminal building will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday and will reopen at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
According to officials, the airport is in a mandatory evacuation zone.
The Sun Country Airlines flight from Gulfport to Biloxi, Mississippi, will arrive as scheduled at 9:30 a.m. and depart at 10:20 a.m. The Allegiant Flint, Michigan, flight will arrive at 1:44 p.m. and leave at 2:34 p.m.
However, the Wednesday flights for Alliegiant will be canceled.
If you had a flight affected by the closure, the airport said you must contact the airlines directly.
The airlines’ contact information is listed below:
This airport’s closure came hours after Tampa International Airport announced it would close at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday due to Idalia.