FORT MYERS, Fla. — Hurricane Ian, on track to make landfall in Venice by Thursday, is prompting the cancellation of flights to and from Southwest Florida International Airport.
Tuesday morning, airport officials tweeted that Southwest Airlines has canceled all flights for Wednesday, Sept. 28.
RSW Hurricane Ian Update: Southwest Airlines has cancelled all flights for Wednesday, Sept. 28 at RSW. Please go to their website for more information and to rebook. (Posted 9/27, 10:15am)— SWFL Int'l Airport (@RSWAirport) September 27, 2022
More travel disruptions are likely in the hours leading up to Ian's arrival on the Florida coast, with storm surges and flooding likely in many areas.
As of midmorning Tuesday, more than 2.5 million Florida residents have been ordered to evacuate.