Charlottetown, PE – The Charlottetown Airport Authority, in conjunction with airport tenants and multiple emergency response agencies, will be conducting an emergency exercise at YYG Charlottetown Airport on Wednesday, October 19th. The exercise will take place from approximately 7 pm to 11 pm and will have no impact on currently scheduled commercial operations or flights.
This full-scale exercise is intended to allow CAA and its partners to test respective emergency response procedures. Many organizations are involved with the planning and implementation of these exercises.
The public is advised not to be alarmed by the increased presence of mutual aid agencies at the airport during the exercise. The exercise is not open to the public or media and the airport terminal building will be closed for the duration of the exercise.
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About the Airport Authority
Charlottetown Airport Authority Inc. assumed operational and financial responsibility for the Charlottetown Airport on March 1, 1999. The Board of Directors now oversee the affairs of the airport with a mission to provide a safe, secure, and fiscally responsible airport that connects PEI to the world and drives economic growth. Prior to the pandemic, more than 383,000 passengers travelled through the airport on an annual basis, generating more than $103-million in total economic activity in Prince Edward Island.
Doug Newson, CEO
Charlottetown Airport Authority Inc.