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Airline Flight # Gate Arriving From Time Status
American 3102 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 5:55 PM On Time
American 2324 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 5:52 PM On Time
Delta 1178 B15 Atlanta 4:18 PM 3:53 PM
Delta 1198 B15 Atlanta 6:35 PM On Time
Delta 4977 B12 Minn/St. Paul 6:52 PM On Time
JetBlue 1281 A4 Boston 6:57 PM On Time
Southwest 1406 B11 Atlanta 6:25 PM On Time
United 4843 B1 Newark 2:11 PM 3:06 PM
United 3603 B2 Washington-IAD 6:05 PM On Time
US Airways 5176 A6 Charlotte 3:35 PM 3:23 PM
US Airways 5043 A6 Charlotte 5:18 PM 5:38 PM
US Airways 2028 A7 Charlotte 6:49 PM On Time
US Airways 4011 A8 New York-LGA 6:30 PM On Time
US Airways 4863 A6 Philadelphia 3:18 PM Cancelled
US Airways 4864 A8 Philadelphia 5:00 PM On Time

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Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 3325 A5 Chicago-O'Hare 3:01 PM Departed
American 2324 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 6:40 PM On Time
Delta 1178 B15 Atlanta 4:58 PM On Time
JetBlue 82 A4 Boston 3:05 PM On Time
United 4843 B1 Washington-IAD 2:59 PM 3:34 PM
US Airways 5176 A6 Charlotte 4:05 PM On Time
US Airways 5043 A6 Charlotte 5:59 PM On Time
US Airways 4863 A8 Philadelphia 3:45 PM Cancelled
US Airways 4864 A6 Philadelphia 5:30 PM On Time

Screening Checkpoint Hours – 4:30 am to 8:30 pm

Richmond Int'l Airport (RIC) to Conduct Full-Scale Emergency Response Exercise This Weekend

Test of Airport Emergency Plan (AEP), Mandated by FAA, Scheduled for Saturday, June 15th, 9:00am until Conclusion of Response Scenarios

June 13, 2013

Richmond International Airport, VA (June 13, 2013) -

Emergency Exercise Facts

  • As mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airports are to conduct full-scale tests of their Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) every three years. Such drills not only test the AEP, but also create a real-time practice environment for multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional response coordination that would be necessary in the event of an actual incident.
  • Emergency response measures build upon the National Incident Management System (NIMS) which provides a consistent and scalable template for managing incidents.
  • Between triennial full-scale drills, airports conduct other simulations and training exercises, such as tabletop work sessions with the participation of supporting organizations.
  • Accordingly, Richmond International Airport (RIC) will conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise this Saturday, June 15th.
  • Participants may include: RIC Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), RIC Police (RICPD) and other airport staff and management representatives, airline representatives, Virginia Department of Emergency Management, Henrico Division of Fire, Henrico Division of Police, Chesterfield Fire & EMS Department, Richmond Fire & EMS Department, Hanover County Fire & EMS Department, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the American Red Cross, RIC’s Air Traffic Control Tower (ATC/FAA), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Health (including Medical Examiner’s office), Virginia Department of Fire Programs, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) from Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, and Richmond.

Impact during the Drill Period

  • The airport anticipates no impact to normal operations during the emergency response exercise.
  • Multiple scenarios will test emergency response and coordination during the event.
  • RIC will post signs in the terminal building and broadcast announcements over the public address system in the terminal building to advise airport customers that an emergency response simulation is in progress.
  • Planning for the exercise has been underway for several months.
  • Use of movement areas at RIC (runways and taxiways), with the exception of the north end of taxiway M (TWY M) on the east side of the airfield, will not be affected by the exercise.

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About Richmond International Airport (RIC)
Richmond International Airport (RIC) is one of the most modern, well-equipped airports in the eastern United States, offering nonstop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting service to points around the globe. More than three million passengers and 100 million pounds of cargo travel through RIC annually. For more information, please visit www.flyrichmond.com.
 


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