THE Lynden Pindling International Airport will close at 2pm on Wednesday because of Hurricane Matthew.
According to a statement from Bahamasair, the national flag carrier, the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) announced the impending closure. As a result of this closure Bahamasair will operate as following:
Tuesday, October 4, flight 377 to San Salvador will operate at 11am. There will be no flights to San Salvador on Wednesday, October 5.
On Wednesday, all morning flights to Florida will operate as scheduled.
Flight 329 to Freeport, Grand Bahama will operate at 9am while flight 103 to Ft Lauderdale will operate at 10.30am.
Persons affected as a result of Hurricane Matthew to and from these destinations can contact the Reservations Department to make alternate travel plans, the airline said.
Passengers will be accommodated without a change of itinerary fee.
Resumption of service to the Family Islands and Florida is predicated on the all clear being given by the respective agencies.
A further update will be provided - via radio and also posted to Bahamasair.com - as new information becomes available, the airline said.