All commercial flights at MYR canceled ahead of Florence, some e

All commercial flights at MYR canceled ahead of Florence, some extend through Saturday

(Source: WMBF News) (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Although Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain open as Hurricane Florence approaches, all commercial flights have been canceled.

According to the airport's Twitter page, the last outbound flight took off at 5:47 a.m. Thursday.

An MYR press release states all air carriers operating at MYR have canceled commercial flights for Thursday and Friday.

Additionally, American Airlines and Spirit Airlines have extended their cancellations through Saturday, Sept. 15, the release stated.

In a statement released earlier this week, MYR said:

The Airport will remain open during Hurricane Florence; however, airlines may or may not operate. If your airline is operating, and you have a confirmed reservation, it is suggested that you arrive at the Airport a minimum of two-hours prior your flights scheduled departure time, if not earlier. The Airport is anticipating longer than normal wait-times at airline check-in and TSA checkpoint processing.

Prior coming to the Airport verify your flight status with your airlines, do not call the Airport. If you have flight reservations verify that your airline has your cell phone number and/or email address; your air carrier will notify you directly of flight changes. If you have questions about airline re-booking and/or cancellation policies visit your respective air carrier’s website, which directly address’ these questions.

Airlines website:

On Wednesday, Spirit Airlines said that they were suspending all operations in and out of Myrtle Beach on Thursday and Friday ahead of Florence. 

American Airlines tweeted Monday a list of destinations where travelers could be eligible to change their flights without being charged a change fee. Those locations are:

  • Asheville, North Carolina (AVL)
  • Augusta, Georgia (AGS)
  • Charleston, South Carolina (CHS)
  • Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT)
  • Charlottesville, Virginia (CHO)
  • Columbia, South Carolina (CAE)
  • Fayetteville, North Carolina (FAY)
  • Florence, South Carolina (FLO)
  • Greensboro / High Point, North Carolina (GSO)
  • Greenville / Spartanburg, South Carolina (GSP)
  • Greenville, North Carolina (PGV)
  • Hampton / Newport News, Virginia (PHF)
  • Hilton Head, South Carolina (HHH)
  • Jacksonville, North Carolina (OAJ)
  • Lynchburg, Virginia (LYH)
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (MYR)
  • New Bern, North Carolina (EWN)
  • Norfolk, Virginia (ORF)
  • Raleigh / Durham, North Carolina (RDU)
  • Richmond, Virginia (RIC)
  • Roanoke, Virginia (ROA)
  • Savannah, Georgia (SAV)
  • Wilmington, North Carolina (ILM)

The change fee may be waived for those American Airlines travelers if they:

  • Are traveling on an American Airlines flight
  • Bought your ticket by September 10, 2018
  • Are scheduled to travel September 13 - 16, 2018

In a press release on Tuesday, Allegiant Air said:

Based on forecasted weather conditions, our scheduled service may be disrupted to and from the following cities on the dates indicated below.

Wednesday, September 12th - Sunday, September 16th.

 Asheville, NC (AVL)

Charleston, SC (CHS) 

Concord, NC (USA)

Greensboro, NC (GSO)

Greenville, SC (GSP)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) 

Norfolk, VA (ORF)

Richmond, VA (RIC)

Roanoke, VA (ROA)

Savannah, GA (SAV)

Passengers with reservations to / from any of the above cities, will be able to request a one-time change to their travel plans without incurring change / cancel fees. To do so, customers must call Allegiant Customer Care at 702-505-8888 at any time 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Itineraries must be changed within 14 days from this weather advisory for travel on any future open date to any city in the Allegiant network, excluding San Juan.

In advance of the upcoming severe weather impact expected from Hurricane Florence through the southeastern United States, the following flights have been canceled. 

Date

Flight

Departure Time 

Arrival Time

Departure City 

Arrival City

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 962-1

10:46am

12:05pm

Lexington, KY (LEX)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 963-1

12:50pm

2:14pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Lexington, KY (LEX)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1104-1

7:43pm

8:59pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Huntington, WV (HTS)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1108-1

10:34am

12:06pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1109-1

12:51pm

2:22pm

Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1112-1

12:20pm

1:47pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Rickenbacker, OH (LCK)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1113-1

2:32pm

4:00pm

Rickenbacker, OH (LCK)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1114-1

3:12pm

3:43pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Nashville, TN (BNA)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1115-1

4:28pm

6:53pm

Nashville, TN (BNA)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1118-1

7:00am

8:47am

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Syracuse, NY (SYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1119-1

9:32am

11:30am

Syracuse, NY (SYR)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1122-1

6:30am

7:46am

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Clarksburg, WV (CKB)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1123-1

8:31am

9:44am

Clarksburg, WV (CKB)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1134-1

4:50pm

6:42pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Stewart, NY (SWF)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1135-1

7:27pm

9:21pm

Stewart, NY (SWF)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1340-1

12:30pm

1:57pm

Cincinnati, OH (CVG)

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1341-1

2:42pm

4:16pm

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Cincinnati, OH (CVG)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1426-1

2:20pm

3:55pm

Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1427-1

4:35pm

6:10pm

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

1105-1

9:44pm

10:57pm

Huntington, WV (HTS)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Friday, September 14, 2018

 834-1

6:50am

8:37am

St. Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Greensboro, NC (GSO)

Friday, September 14, 2018

 835-1

9:22am

11:07am

Greensboro, NC (GSO)

St. Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Friday, September 14, 2018

 848-1

5:48pm

7:47pm

St. Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Richmond, VA (RIC)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1330-1

6:30am

07:58am

Cincinnati, OH (CVG)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1331-1

08:43am

10:16am

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Cincinnati, OH (CVG)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1410-1

11:52am

1:20pm

Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1411-1

2:00pm

3:31pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1620-1

7:09pm

8:49pm

Punta Gorda, FL (PGD)

Concord, NC (USA)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1678-1

2:23pm

4:53pm

Nashville, TN (BNA)

Richmond, VA (RIC)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1679-1

5:38pm

6:16pm

Richmond, VA (RIC)

Nashville, TN (BNA)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1758-1

6:00am

8:06am

Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Norfolk, VA (ORF) 

Friday, September 14, 2018

1759-1

8:51am

11:05am

Norfolk, VA (ORF) 

Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1950-1

3:49pm

5:17pm

Rickenbacker, OH (LCK)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1951-1

6:02pm

7:29pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Rickenbacker, OH (LCK)

Friday, September 14, 2018

2126-1

5:48pm

7:37pm

Sanford, FL (SFB)

Norfolk, VA (ORF) 

Friday, September 14, 2018

2138-1

12:49pm

2:24pm

Sanford, FL (SFB)

Concord, NC (USA)

Friday, September 14, 2018

2139-1

3:09pm

4:37pm

Concord, NC (USA)

Sanford, FL (SFB)

Friday, September 14, 2018

2272-1

11:09am

12:44pm

Allentown, PA (ABE)

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Friday, September 14, 2018

2273-1

1:29pm

3:09pm

Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Allentown, PA (ABE)

Friday, September 14, 2018

 849-1

8:32pm

10:39pm

Richmond, VA (RIC)

St. Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Friday, September 14, 2018

1621-1

9:34pm

11:15pm

Concord, NC (USA)

Punta Gorda, FL (PGD)

Friday, September 14, 2018

2127-1

8:22pm

10:13pm

Norfolk, VA (ORF) 

Sanford, FL (SFB)

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