Airline Expects 1,000 Stranded; Workers Evacuate LR Buildings by Arkansas Business staff Posted 9/11/2001 04:08 pm Updated 4 years ago The closing of the Little Rock National Airport is expected to flood area hotels, and downtown Little Rock office building managers scrambled to weigh evacuation options as a precautionary measure. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.