Atlanta airport resumes Florida service; Orlando airport reopens

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(AL.com) — Almost 200 flights out of Atlanta's busy Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport are canceled Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma makes its way through Georgia.

Delta Airlines has canceled 140 flights Tuesday; Southwest Airlines has canceled 52 flights out of Atlanta. Those numbers are expected to remain steady during the day.

More than 1,000 flights out of Atlanta were canceled yesterday and another 65 were diverted.

"With the exception of Irma, good operational weather across the continental U.S. is forecast for the next few days," said Delta, the airport's largest carrier. "Approximately 140 flight cancels Tuesday are expected out of more than 5,500 scheduled and Delta does not expect that number to increase."

Delta will also be resuming operations between Atlanta and Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Orlando, as well as extra flights between New York-JFK and San Juan, Puerto Rico and Los Angeles and Miami. The airline will fly a humanitarian flight from Providenciales, Turks and Caicos to Detroit.

Officials at Orlando International Airport said it will resume limited commercial operations Tuesday.

The airport experienced some damage from Irma, including flooding in the main terminal, torn outdoor canopies, and debris throughout the facility.

Normal operations are expected to take several days before they resume.

Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are also open today.

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