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CAAP: Airport operations remain normal

October 26, 2022 Jun I. Legaspi 233 views

After 6.4 quake hits Abra anew

ALL airports under the supervision of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) are in normal operations after a powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake with the epicenter at Lagayan, Abra, the aviation authority reported.

CAAP, in an assessment report submitted by Area 1 Manager Ronald Estabillo, said Laoag International Airports (LIG) runway, building, and structures issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) as of this writing that the airport will be closed from Oct. 26 until 7 a.m. of Oct. 27 (Thursday).

Two Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights, Manila-Laoag-Manila were affected by the temporary closure of LIG.

Area Manager 2 Mary Sulyn Sagorsor reported Vigan and Baguio airports incurred no damage to the runway, buildings, or equipment, and airport personnel was hurt.

There was also no damage to the Tuguegarao Airport, according to Area Manager 3 Glenn Tripulca.