Airports ready for ‘Goring’ – CAAP

August 27, 2023 Jun I. Legaspi 195 views

AIRPORTS operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) have prepared its precautionary measures in anticipation of possible damages by Typhoon “Goring.”

Signal no. 3 was raised in the provinces of Cagayan and Isabela as “Goring” intensified further, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

Airports that may potentially be affected include Tuguegarao Airport, Basco Airport, Itbayat Airport, Cauayan Airport, and Palanan Airport.

Additionally, airports in Laoag, Vigan, and Baguio are also gearing up for possible harsh weather conditions.

Area 2 manager Mary Sulyn Sagorsor reported to CAAP Director General Capt. Manuel Antonio Tamayo that all flights at Tuguegarao, Cauayan, Palanan and Basco Airports are cancelled.

Area 1 manager Ronald Estabillo said the Laoag International Airport flights of CebuPac (Mnl-Lao-Mnj) 5j404 with 94 affected passengers and 5j405 with 69 passengers, are also cancelled.

The Baguio Airport flights of PALEx Ceb-Bag-Ceb flight 2p2230/2231 was cancelled. Affected passengers were accommodated to the next available flight.

Lingayen Airport experienced power interruption from 7 a.m. to 12 noon yesterday. Ramp is flooded while Vigan, Rosales and San Fernando experiencing light to moderate rains.

To further assist stranded travelers, Malasakit Help Kits and Malasakit Help Desks are readily available at airports to address their needs.

CAAP urged the public to stay informed and advised to contact their respective airlines for updates on flight schedules and any changes that may arise due to the typhoon.