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13Sep

Preparing for Hurricane Florence

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As the US coast prepares for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, we have received important updates from our various service providers. Hurricane Florence is a dangerous Category 2 hurricane and is expected to crawl near or along the coast of the Carolinas through Friday.  Many airport closures have already been reported.


Airport Closures:

Airport           Re-open                  Reason
CHS             09170001                Hurricane
EWN            09160001                Hurricane
FLO             09162200                Hurricane
GSB            09171600                Hurricane
PGV            09249600                Hurricane
RWI            09160001                Hurricane
TIFF           09140600                Hurricane

US Weather Forecast:

Northeast: Airports to watch include: ALB, BOS, PVD, BDL, JFK, LGA, ISP, EWR, TEB, PHL, PIT, IAD, DCA  and BWI.

Midwest: Airports to watch include: SEA, PDX, GEG, LWS, BOI, IDA, HLN, GTF and BIL. 

South: Airports to watch include: CRW, RIC, ORF, GSO, RDU, GSP, CAE, CHS, ATL, BNA, TRI, MEM, JAX, MCO, MIA, FLL, PBI, TPA, PNS, MOB, BHM, MSY, BTR, DFW, DAL, AUS, IAH, HOU and SAT.

West: Airports to watch include: PDX, SEA, GEG and SFO 

We recommend you check with service partners, dispatchers and airlines as applicable prior to shipping samples. Our thoughts are with all of you in the impacted areas.

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