Emergency drill will impact traffic near ANR Robinson Airport Tuesday

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 00:00

The Airports Authority will conduct a full-scale emergency disaster drill at the ANR Robinson International Airport in Tobago between the hours of 10am and 12 noon on Tuesday.

As a result, the AATT is advising that there will be an interruption in vehicular traffic flow to and from the airport to facilitate easy access by emergency response agencies.

It says the police will be controlling and directing traffic accordingly.

The purpose of the 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 ANR Robinson International Airport, the AATT says in a release.

It says the exercise is conducted in compliance with International Civil Aviation Regulations to ensure that the highest level of safety and security measures are in place at the airport.

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

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