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Big closure evacuates Animal Kingdom ride and it will not reopen today

Big closure evacuates Animal Kingdom ride and it will not reopen today
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Bad news over at Animal Kingdom today. A massive closure evacuated one ride, and it will not reopen today.


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You have the best touring plans in place, and you are at the park only to discover that your top attraction is closed. Disney World rides close all the time. Severe weather, mechanical or technical malfunctions, and Guests doing the wrong thing can all shut an attraction down.

Oftentimes, the ride reopens when the weather passes or the issue gets fixed. However, sometimes it can also lead to a multi-day closure. Ride closures not only affect that attraction but create a ripple effect as well. Higher wait times can be seen at other park attractions as guests scramble to revamp their touring plans.

Flight of Passage

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The magic of nature comes to live in Pandora – The World of Avatar. Located in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the film comes to life with exotic flavors, unique entertainment, and two incredible attractions.

Pandora is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year, and we absolutely love this addition at Animal Kingdom and Disney World. Unfortunately, Flight of Passage is having a rough evening.

Take an incredible 4 minute ride on the back of a banshee to see all the wonder and beauty of Pandora. This is a guest favorite at Disney World and for good reason. The technology of the ride combined with the amazing sights and sounds make this one of the most popular rides in all of Disney.

Massive Closure

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Unfortunately, all four theaters inside Flight of Passage are currently closed. Fortunately, however, there are no fire alarms going off right now. It appears this is not a cause to worry that there is some type of fire or other emergency.

Cast Members stated Flight of Passage will remain closed for the rest of today, August 3. They evacuated Guests from the show building as a result.

Flight of Passage experienced a massive closure tonight and will not reopen.

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