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Press Releases : 2020

Airport Airfield Upgrades Project Continues to Make Improvements in Airfield Safety

6 November 2020

The CIAA, which operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), continues to make major improvements to service, operations and safety standards at ORIA with the ongoing Airfield Upgrades Project works.

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Hurricane Delta & Airport Update - 6 October 2020

6 October 2020

Please be advised that the ‘All Clear’ for the Cayman Islands was issued by the National Hazard Management Council at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, Tuesday, 6 October 2020. Hurricane Delta, a Category 4 storm, bypassed the Cayman Islands by approximately 100 miles from the centre of circulation.

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Hurricane Delta & Airport Update - 6 October 2020

6 October 2020

Please be advised that the ‘All Clear’ for the Cayman Islands was issued by the National Hazard Management Council at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, Tuesday, 6 October 2020. Hurricane Delta, a Category 4 storm, bypassed the Cayman Islands by approximately 100 miles from the centre of circulation.

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Airport Operations Temporarily Closed Due to Tropical Storm Delta

5 October 2020

As the Cayman Islands is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning due to the projected path of Tropical Storm Delta, ORIA on Grand Cayman and CKIA on Cayman Brac have temporarily closed and ceased its operations effective at 3:00 pm Monday, 5 October 2020 until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, 6 October 2020.

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Cayman Airport’s Long-Standing Beacon Comes Down

19 September 2020

As part of the next phase of continued improvements in operations and safety standards at the Airports, The CIAA will be removing the Airport’s Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) off Walkers Road this weekend as it is no longer relevant or in use for aircraft navigation purposes.

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Cayman Air Traffic Visibility Requires Clearing of Trees

26 August 2020

As part of the next phase of continued improvements in operations and safety standards at the Airports, CIAA, which operates ORIA and CKIA, will be clearing trees at the Airport Park near to Fosters Food Fair and clearing of land near the Cricket Pitch on Wednesday, 2 September 2020.

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Cayman Airport Gets New Aircraft Jet Blast Deflector

11 August 2020

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority announced today that construction works on the new blast deflector at Owen Roberts International Airport has begun as part of the next phase of continued improvements in operations and safety standards at the Airports.

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Airport Closure Extended to 1 October 2020

8 August 2020

The Cayman Islands Government announced this evening, that having continually monitored the rate of infection in other countries, particularly in the United States where the COVID-19 pandemic is still widespread, that the Cayman Islands borders will remain closed for an additional 30 days.

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Coronavirus Advisory - 3 June 2020

3 June 2020

The CIAA, which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), has received confirmation from the Public Health Department that one team member from the Owen Roberts International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Advisory - 25 May 2020

25 May 2020

In an effort to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, the Cayman Islands Government announced on 7 May 2020 that Owen Roberts International Airport and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport will remain closed for international passenger flights for a further temporary period, until 31 August 2020.

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