FAA slowing volume of flights into Florida due to air traffic issue

Federal Aviation Administration officials said they are slowing the volume of flights heading to Florida due to an air traffic computer issue.

As of 2:30 p.m., officials said the issue is being resolved.

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Officials said there is an issue impacting the computer system that air traffic center use to handle air traffic.

The limitation is delaying flights in and out of Orlando International Airport. The airport said there are no major flight impacts, but that passengers should check with their airlines for updates.

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The FAA said in a statement that it has “slowed the volume of traffic into Florida airspace due to an air traffic computer issue that is being resolved.”

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