Search flight

Arrivals

No flights scheduled.

Departures

Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
AirTran 406 B13 Atlanta 6:18 AM On Time
American 5303 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 6:15 AM On Time
American 1365 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 7:00 AM On Time
American 3357 A1 New York-LGA 6:00 AM On Time
Delta 1961 B14 Atlanta 6:10 AM On Time
Delta 1673 B15 Atlanta 7:15 AM On Time
Delta 5182 B12 Boston 6:30 AM On Time
Delta 6363 B12 Cincinnati 7:10 AM On Time
Delta 5004 B12 Detroit 6:00 AM On Time
Delta 6370 B12 New York-JFK 6:30 AM On Time
Delta 5054 B10 New York-LGA 6:01 AM On Time
JetBlue 1169 B9 Orlando 7:00 AM On Time
United 5907 B4 Chicago-O'Hare 5:55 AM 6:07 AM
United 4274 B2 Cleveland 6:37 AM On Time
United 4374 B1 Newark 6:11 AM On Time
United 6027 B2 Washington-IAD 6:22 AM Cancelled
US Airways 3742 A7 Boston 7:10 AM On Time
US Airways 1879 A5 Charlotte 5:25 AM On Time
US Airways 1786 A6 Charlotte 6:55 AM On Time
US Airways 3926 A8 Philadelphia 5:45 AM 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.

Supporting Resources

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.
 


Back