Hurricane Matthew impacts flight schedules

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — If you are heading to the airport this morning, make sure you check with your airline about any delays. Hurricane Matthew is causing thousands of cancellations in and out of the airports in Florida. This is having rippling effects all the way to Birmingham.

At Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, flights to Orlando are canceled are there are delays in the morning to Miami.

The Pickens Family made it out just in time yesterday to get to Orlando. But, they are also just in time for the hurricane. They are traveling for a wedding and their first time as a family to Disney World. The hurricane threatened to put those plans on hold. Jason Pickens said, “We had a group message going and everybody was like, no hard feelings if you want to drop out. But, I think everyone decided to stick through it and see how it goes.”


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