Caribbean Bahamas airports reopen after Hurricane Joaquin departs By Gay Nagle Myers / October 04, 2015 Share 1 -- All airports in the Bahamas Out Islands reopened as Hurricane Joaquin moved away from the Bahamas late Friday. Airports include those on Exuma, Eleuthera, Abaco, Andros, Cat Island, Berry Islands Bimini, Mayaguana, Inagua and Long Island, according to the Bahamas Department of Civil Aviation.Airports in Nassau and Freeport reopened on Friday afternoon.Damage assessments for the Out Islands are being conducted by the Bahamas National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) over the next few days.Joaquin was expected to pass within 60 miles of Bermuda late Sunday as a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph. Incoming flights were canceled Sunday as were ferry and bus services.The Carnival Sunshine and Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas canceled scheduled visits to Bermuda. The Sunshine headed instead to the eastern Caribbean and will visit San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turk. The Liberty of the Seas sailed instead to St. John, New Brunswick, on Saturday. The ship had been scheduled to call in Bermuda for a two-night stay before returning to Bayonne, N.J., next Thursday.