President Obama coming to PortMiami

Published On: Mar 26 2013 05:50:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2013 03:35:50 PM EDT

President Barack Obama is coming to PortMiami Friday for an event on the economy.

The president is expected to arrive at Miami International Airport about 12:50 p.m. Friday.

PortMiami will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic from about 12:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Friday due to the event. 

Officials are working with its cruise lines to minimize impact on embarking passengers. 

Cruise passengers departing from PortMiami on Friday are advised to contact their cruise line directly for further information.