Airport to close at 7pm tonight
Written by Arlene Sweeting on Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport will close to passengers and all airline and private operations at 7 tonight, with plans to reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday, airport officials said in a news release.
Airport officials said reopening plans were based on an initial assessment of damage.
The statement from airport management said the terminal building would be locked at 7 p.m. and would not serve as a shelter.
Travelers were urged to check with their airlines for information on flight schedules.
The last scheduled airline arrival today is a 4:13 p.m. Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta. A 5:23 p.m. flight from Sarasota to Atlanta, also a Delta flight, is the last scheduled departure.