Tracking central Illinois flights during Labor Day travels

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In this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, photo, an American Airlines Airbus A321 takes off from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. On Friday, June 14, 2019, a federal judge ordered unions that represent American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline’s operations. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

CENTRAL ILLINOIS–Hurricane Dorian has placed Florida, North Caroline and South Carolina, and 12 counties in Georgia in a State of Emergency.

The Category 4 storm has winds of 150 mph.

According to CBS News, As of 2 p.m. EDT on Saturday, Dorian’s center was some 205 miles east of Great Abaco in the Bahamas and about 385 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm is moving west at about 8 mph.

If you have any friends of family members traveling to and from central Illinois and the Southeast, it’s important to track their flights.

Fran Strebing, Deputy Marketing Director at CIRA says it’s extremely important to stay up to date with your airlines on if your flights are cancelled or rescheduled.

You can find flight information on CIRA’s Flight Tracker.

Gene Olson, Director of Airports at Peoria International Airport says it’s up to the airlines on if/when flights do take off. You can stay up to date with PIA’S flights here.

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