Traffic disruptions at airport on Wednesday for full-scale drill

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 08:15

Travellers heading to and from the Piarco International Airport will experience traffic disruptions on Wednesday, as to facilitate easy access by emergency response agencies as the airport conducts a full-scale drill.

Police will be on site to control and direct traffic.

The Airports Authority (AATT) says the purpose of this simulation exercise is to test and evaluate the preparedness of the authority and relevant stakeholders to respond in the event of an incident at the Piarco International Airport.

AATT says the exercise will be conducted in compliance with Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation regulations to ensure that the highest level of safety and security measures are in place at the airport.

The travelling public is being asked to communicate with their respective airlines to confirm flight times during this period.