The airports in Nassau and Freeport, Bahamas reopened Friday.

American resumed flights to Nassau at noon, and cruise ports in Nassau and Grand Bahama reopened Thursday evening.

The tent housing the temporary Straw Market on Bay Street in Nassau was destroyed, and goods and stalls were ruined. Otherwise, damage in Nassau was limited to roofs, downed trees and power outages. Disney Nassau

The new market is under construction. Vendors were expected to move in next month.

Across the island chain, property damage appeared likely to be extensive.
Acklins and Crooked islands in the southern Bahamas got hit particularly hard, according to the National Emergency Management Agency.

Authorities also expected to find damage on Cat Island, Rum Cay and Eleuthera.

The government plans to begin flights to the smaller islands to assess damage.


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