Ground Stop Issued for Orlando International Airport

Air travel can be a bit tricky right now.


Orlando International Airport

There have been thousands of delays and cancelations of flights, as well as some issues with baggage. A lot of these issues have been said to be due to staffing issues, but there’s another problem you have to think about when flying — the weather. And, an important weather update is now affecting the airport in Orlando.

A ground stop has been issued for Orlando International Airport due to thunderstorms in the area. It should last through 4:45PM ET, but could be extended.


©U.S. Department of Transportation

Orlando International Airport retweeted a tweet from the National Weather Service in Florida saying that showers and storms would develop this afternoon into the evening with heavy rainfall. The airport said to check with your airline directly for updates, but to check the National Airspace System website for airport updates.

Due to weather/thunderstorms, airline operations may be impacted with flight delays/cancellations and baggage delivery delays. \"⛈\" Please check with your airline directly for any updates in regards to their ops. For general airport delays, visit:

— Orlando International Airport (@MCO) September 14, 2022

We’ll keep you updated if anything changes with the situation.

For more travel news and info, check out our best tips for flying through the Orlando International Airport, the airlines to AVOID if you don’t want to get bumped from your flight, and air travel tips that’ll change your life.


Orlando International Airport

Also know that a NEW terminal is opening up soon at Orlando International Airport called Terminal C. It will have a ton of new technological features, as well as stores and restaurants. You can check out how the security process will be DIFFERENT at  Terminal C, a sneak peek at the NEW Disney Store opening in Terminal COVER 24 food options coming to the terminal, and 11 airlines confirmed for the new terminal.


New Terminal C ©Orlando International Airport

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