UPDATE: The Orlando International Airport announced that some operations would resume on November 10th at 8PM (including domestic arrivals only) and the remainder of the operations would resume on Friday, November 11th. Get all the details here.
Changes are happening rapidly in Central Florida as Tropical Storm Nicole approaches the Florida coast.
Orlando Airport is announcing closures that could affect your Disney World vacation.
Airport leadership said earlier today that they were still meeting with FAA and NOAA officials, as well as representatives from the airlines, to consider the safest ways to deal with the storm. They have just announced that Orlando Airport will cease all operations at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, November 9th. Operations will resume at an undetermined time after the storm has passed.
Operational Update – Tropical Storm Nicole
Together with our partners, a decision has been made to cease commercial operations at 4:00pm on Wednesday, November 9th, until circumstances permit operations resume.
— Orlando International Airport (@MCO) November 8, 2022
In a tweet, airport officials said anyone with a flight booked during the potential closure should work directly with their airline regarding cancellations, refunds, and rescheduling.
For more information about how Tropical Storm Nicole could affect your Disney World trip, check out these posts:
- A Step-by-Step Guide to Hurricane Cancelation Policies and Refunds in Disney World
- What To Do If Your Flight to Disney World Gets Canceled
- BREAKING: Disney World Closing Water Park for Anticipated Tropical Storm
Stay tuned to DFB for the latest on this storm.