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Airport to close at 7pm tonight

Written by 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.