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CBP Miami/Tampa Field Office Operational Update in Anticipation of Hurricane Irma

Release Date: 
September 8, 2017

MIAMI - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, Miami and Tampa Field Offices

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will update the trade community and traveling public on the status of the ports of entry in Florida with operational assets at the ready to resume any disruptions to international travel and trade facilitation to the impacted areas as soon as practical.

Trade
At this time, the Miami Cargo Clearance Center (CCC) is not conducting trade related services. Members of the trade community and the general public can receive trade related services at the Miami Cargo Clearance Center, located at 6601 NW 25th Street, Miami FL 33122. For additional information and hours of operation, please call 305-869-2750.CBP implementing emergency management procedures in advance of Hurricane Irma.

At this time, Port Everglades is not conducting Trade related services. Members of the trade community and the general public can receive trade related services at 1800 Eller Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Suite 110.  For additional information please call (954) 761-2046.

Port of Miami (Seaport)
Port of Miami advised PortMiami Tunnel closed to all inbound/outbound vehicle traffic at noon on Friday. Port is scheduled for condition ZULU at 8 p.m. and port operations are scheduled to temporarily close for the duration of the storm. Sustained gale force winds may arrive within 24 hours. Cruise travelers should contact their cruise line directly for more information on cruise itineraries.

While port operations are scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Miami International Airport
Miami International Airport (MIA) is operational at this time. Contact airline for flight status before arriving at airport.

Port Everglades (Seaport)
Port Everglades is scheduled for condition ZULU and port operations are scheduled to temporarily close Friday at 8 p.m. for the duration of the storm.

While port operations are scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is scheduled to temporarily suspend operations Friday evening until the storm passes. The last flight will depart at 7:45 p.m. The FLL General Aviation Facility (GAF) is also scheduled to suspend operations. Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport will close prior to midnight on Friday after last flight departs.

While port operations are temporarily scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Port of Palm Beach (Seaport)
CBP at the Port of Palm Beach is operational at this time. Port temporarily closed to the public and for incoming vessel traffic at 4 p.m. on Friday.

Palm Beach International Airport
Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is operational at this time.  While port operations are temporarily scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

The PBI General Aviation Facility (GAF) is operational at this time.

Port of Fort Pierce (Seaport)
Port of Fort Pierce is operational at this time.

Fort Pierce Airport
Fort Pierce Airport is open at this time for private aircraft operations.

Southwest Florida Regional Airport
Southwest Regional Airport is operational at this time. Contact airline for updated information on flights that may be impacted.

Orlando International Airport
Orlando International Airport is operational at this time and scheduled to temporarily suspend operations at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

While port operations are scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Orlando Sanford International Airport
Orlando Sanford International Airport is operational at this time and scheduled to temporarily suspend operations on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Contact airline for updated information on flights that may be impacted.

Orlando Executive Airport
Orlando Executive Airport is currently operational at this time and is tentatively scheduled to temporarily suspend operations at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Orlando-Melbourne International Airport
Orlando-Melbourne International Airport is operational at this time and will permit landing rights until Saturday at 5 p.m.

Leesburg International Airport
Leesburg International Airport is operational at this time.

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is operational at this time.

Gainesville Regional Airport
Gainesville Regional Airport is operational at this time.

St. Petersburg Clearwater International Airport
St. Petersburg Clearwater International Airport has temporarily suspended operations as part of a mandatory evacuation.

Port of St. Petersburg
Port of St. Petersburg is operational at this time.

Port of Fernandina
Port of Fernandina is operational at this time.

Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport is operational at this time.

Port of Tampa Bay
Port of Tampa Bay is operational at this time.

Port Manatee
Port Manatee is operational at this time.

Daytona Beach International Airport
Daytona Beach International Airport is operational at this time.

Port Canaveral
Port Canaveral  temporarily closed Friday at 3 p.m. for the duration of the storm.

While port operations are closed due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Jacksonville International Airport
Jacksonville International Airport is operational at this time.

Port of Jacksonville
Port of Jacksonville is scheduled to temporarily close Saturday evening at 11:59 p.m. for the duration of the storm.

While port operations are scheduled to close due to the storm, CBP remains operationally ready to process travelers and cargo.

Tallahassee International Airport
Tallahassee International Airport is operational at this time.

Private Vessels
Private boaters arriving in South Florida must continue to report by calling 1-800-432-1216 or 1-800-451-0393. Boaters calling these numbers will be directed to the nearest location so they may report in to a CBP officer for clearance in person. These 1-800 numbers will be fully staffed 24 hours a day to take boaters’ calls. These numbers can also be reached from cell phones, even if the phone is from out of the area.

For the latest information on U.S. Customs and Border Protection response efforts across Florida, visit @CBPFlorida on Twitter.

Last modified: 
September 9, 2017