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Los Cabos airport smacked by Hurricane Odile may reopen Oct. 8
Los Cabos airport smacked by Hurricane Odile may reopen Oct. 8

Los Cabos International Airport, battered by Hurricane Odile on Sept. 14, may open to commercial flights next month. The airport at the southern tip of Baja California, Mexico, had earlier opened only to planes bringing emergency supplies and evacuating tourists after the Category 3 hurricane tore the roof off one terminal and collapsed ceiling panels in another. The airport in San Jose del Cabo will "operate solely for official, humanitarian aid and rescue flights" until Oct. 8 and then resume passenger flights, according to a statement Monday from Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico. The runways and flight areas were cleared right after the storm to fly out visitors and...

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