Panamá, Panama (AP) With the Panama Canal closing for renovations, you may have to take an alternate route to your destination, the US Coast Guard says.
The Coast Guard in Port St. Lucie, Florida says it’s advising travelers to fly into Panama City, which has been closed since the hurricane.
The US Coast Guardspanama Travel Advisory said passengers should prepare to travel in “an extra-long plane” that will allow them to reach their destination in about six hours.
The advisory was issued on Tuesday.
The Panamanian government says it plans to reopen all ports, airports and terminals by Sept. 8.