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Orlando International Airport makes safety changes amid COVID-19 outbreak

Changes include protective screens at security checkpoint and ticket counters

Crews with the Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport have put together a prevention plan amid Coronavirus concerns in the United States.
Crews with the Orlando International Airport and Orlando Executive Airport have put together a prevention plan amid Coronavirus concerns in the United States. (Greater Orlando Aviation Authority)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Leaders at Orlando International Airport are making changes to the flying process as they prepare for air travel to resume during the coronavirus pandemic.

Officials say they will be adding markers at security checkpoints and ticket counters to visually remind passengers to practice social distancing.

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Airport workers will also be installing protective screens at ticket counters and at retail and food shops.

Officials with OIA say an enhanced cleaning schedule, which began earlier this year, will continue as they prepare for an increase in passengers as restrictions are eased across the country.

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