Flights to Miami International (MIA) delayed Aug 17, 2021

Flights to Miami International (MIA) are being delayed at their departure airport until approximately 7:45 am EDT .The FAA has issued a “ground stop” for all flights to Miami International meaning that no new flights heading for this airport are allowed to leave at this time.

This post is updated every 15 minutes. All times are listed in local time for the airport.

Will my flight be impacted?

Probability your flight will be impacted based on how far in the future it is scheduled to leave:

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At this time the airport is currently closed and aircraft cannot take off or land. Flights to and from this airport are extremely likely to be canceled even after the airport reopens as it will take some time to get through the backlog of passengers waiting to arrive.

Why Is This Happening?

According to the FAA, the reason for the current delay is “STARTS AT 1045Z / METROPLEX”.

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