UPDATE 7:30 P.M.:
The Jacksonville Air Traffic Command Centre has reopened and flights are absolutely free to operate by way of Jacksonville yet again.
As of 6:00 p.m. there have been continue to many flights delayed and cancelled, verify with your airline for the most up-to-day details on any flight status.
The FAA JAX Heart in Hilliard has reopened and air website traffic is cost-free to operate by means of JAX. Examine with your airline for the most up-to-day information and facts on your flight standing.
— JAXairport (@JAXairport) January 5, 2021
Due to a personnel member screening beneficial for COVID-19, the Jacksonville Air Route Targeted traffic Control Heart in Hilliard, FL is closed from 4:20 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a cleaning.
According to the Jacksonville International Airport, this might result in extensive delays/cancellations as this FAA Air Traffic Handle Middle screens flights arriving and departing JIA.
According to JIA, “Aircrafts will be routed close to the airspace, or handled by underlying facilities when cleansing requires spot.”
The FAA JAX Middle in Hilliard is briefly closing this afternoon into the night which may cause substantial delays and/or cancellations. Vacationers really should check out with their airways for the most up-to-day information and facts about their flight.
— JAXairport (@JAXairport) January 4, 2021
Statement from the FAA concerning COVID-19 cleansing strategies:
The FAA has a robust contingency approach for each air targeted visitors command facility, and stays positioned to quickly address the outcomes of the COVID-19 public health crisis. The agency constantly screens controller staffing and visitors demand from customers, and stays in near contact with airports, airways and other stakeholders so we can prioritize our assets to satisfy the greatest demand.
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