(CNN) – Several airports in Florida were closed Thursday as thousands of flights were canceled due to Hurricane Ian.
Key West International Airport reopened at 7 a.m. Thursday, the airport said on its website.
While most airports have not announced plans to reopen, the FAA map provided the following estimated reopening times as of 10 a.m. Thursday:
• Sarasota-Bradenton International It is expected to reopen on Thursday at 7:59 PM ET
• Tampa International It is expected to reopen on Friday at 12:00 PM ET
• Orlando International It is expected to reopen at 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday
• St. Pete-Clearwater International It is expected to reopen on Friday at 12:00 PM ET
• Southwest Florida International It is expected to reopen on Friday at 12:00 PM ET
• Daytona Beach International It is expected to reopen on October 5th at 6:00 PM ET
Travelers are advised to check airport websites and social media posts as well as airlines for specific information and time confirmation.
Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are open, but some flights are delayed and canceled.
Airports in Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville had the most cancellations Thursday morning.
More than 900 flights from Friday were also canceled by Thursday morning.
According to FlightAware, more than 250 American Airlines flights on Thursday were canceled as of 10 a.m. ET.
As the storm approached, the FAA said in a statement that it was “closely monitoring Hurricane Ian and its path,” stressing that it was not canceling commercial flights.
“Before any storm hits, we prepare and protect air traffic control facilities and equipment from the predicted storm path so that operations can quickly resume after the hurricane passes to support disaster relief efforts.”