Over 1,200 Flights Canceled As Tropical Storm Nicole Hits Florida

SANIBEL, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 29: In this aerial view, a Coast Guard helicopter flies over the island as search and rescue efforts continue after Hurricane Ian passed through the area on September 29, 2022 in Sanibel, Florida. The hurricane brought high winds, storm surge and rain to the area causing severe damage. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The cancellations add to additional concerns with airport closures in Florida due to inclement weather.
  • Orlando, Daytona Beach, and Palm Beach have all temporarily closed their international airports. Miami International Airport remains open, though many flights have been changed due to the storm.
  • Orlando International Airport, the state’s busiest, also announced on social media that it had shut down operations beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday due to expected weather concerns.

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