Flights into Florida halted due to traffic issues

Shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, social media began to swarm with reports of flights to Florida halted or cancelled. The FAA told WESH 2, “The FAA has slowed traffic volume in Florida airspace due to an air traffic computer issue that is being resolved… The ERAM system is a modern computer system in air traffic centers that manages en-route traffic “Miami International Airport said there was a nationwide ground shutdown to and from Florida due to a “radar data link failure”. “This has been resolved and the planes are slowly being allowed to depart,” the statement said. Orlando International Airport issued the following statement on Twitter: “Due to an FAA screening plan in place to help manage the flow of air traffic in Florida, including MCO, some flights may be affected. “Although we don’t have a major impact at this time, we encourage passengers to contact their airlines with any questions.”

Shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, social media began to swarm with reports of flights to Florida halted or cancelled.

The FAA told WESH 2, “The FAA has slowed traffic volume in Florida airspace due to an air traffic computer issue that is being resolved… The ERAM system is a modern computer system in air traffic centers that manages en-route traffic.”

Miami International Airport said there was a nationwide ground shutdown to and from Florida due to a “radar data link outage”.

“This has been resolved and the planes are slowly being cleared for takeoff,” the statement said.

The hiccups had a huge impact, with delays at Florida airports piling up.

Orlando International Airport issued the following statement on Twitter:

“Due to an FAA screening plan in place to help manage the flow of air traffic in Florida, including MCO, some flights may be affected. Although we don’t have a major impact at this time , we encourage passengers to contact their airlines with any questions.”

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