Charleston airport to resume operations at noon

Charleston airport to resume operations at noon

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston International Airport says it will resume normal operations at noon on Sunday.

Flights had been suspended shortly after 1 p.m. on Friday ahead of Hurricane Matthew's arrival because of high winds that put planes in danger. Tropical storm-force winds shut down runways, grounding flights.

The airport was telling passengers they were waiting for the all-clear from Joint Base Charleston to reopen runways, but said in a tweet that the airport is fine.

Airport officials said refunds and waivers were at the discretion of individual airlines and urged passengers to check with their airlines to get questions about individual flights answered.

The airport's Twitter account also announced the airport's parking lots are open for anyone wishing to pick up their car.

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