FlightAware.com Hurricane Isaac Flight Cancellation Update - Wednesday 8am


Wednesday, August 29, 2012 09:30AM
Last updated 5 years ago.

Most of the affected airports in Southern Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Florida panhandle remain closed and flights are cancelled to/from those airports today. Many airports are planning to re-open this evening (details below) and airlines are working on restarting operations.



Cancellation Numbers


  • Tuesday (yesterday) 516 flight cancellations, 290 of which are to/from New Orleans Intl (MSY). Most affected is Southwest Airlines with 155 cancellations.

  • Wednesday (today) 330 flight cancellations so far, 228 of which are to/from New Orleans Intl (MSY). Most affected is Southwest Airlines with 82 cancellations.

  • Thursday (tomorrow) 34 flight cancellations so far, 16 to/from New Orleans Intl (MSY). Most affected is American Eagle with 16 cancellations



Airport Closures


  • New Orleans International (MSY) closed - reopening at 7pm CT

  • New Orleans Lakefront (NEW) closed

  • Pensacola (PNS) closed - reopening at 10am CT

  • Mobile Regional (MOB) closed

  • Mobile Downtown (BFM) closed

  • Houma (HUM) closed - reopening at 7pm CT

  • Northwest Florida (VPS) closed except to official (e.g., military) business

  • Gulfport-Biloxi International (GPT) closed

  • Stennis International (HSA) closed



For more statistics and for ongoing updates, be sure to view and bookmark two useful pages — our FlightAware.com live flight cancellations page and also our airport delays page.



For more statistics and for ongoing updates, be sure to bookmark two useful pages — our FlightAware.com live flight cancellations page and also our airport delays page.