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CAAP bares effects of Odette on airports

December 17, 2021 Jun I. Legaspi 270 views

AS of 17 December, 11 a.m., Area Managers from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) have reported the following updates on the status of their respective airports affected by Typhoon “Odette.”

Roxas Airport reported no damages in its facilities and to its airport personnel during conduct of safety and security inspection.

Mactan-Cebu Airport currently utilizes backup radios for operations as the airport’s HF backup antenna incurred damages. Landline also experienced outages.

Antique Airport reported power outage and minor damages to its facility.

Bohol-Panglao Airport recorded no damage or casualties to its personnel. However, guard posts and signages incurred damages.

Laguindingan Airport and Ozamis Airport did not incur any damage in its facilities. Further, Cebu Pacific flights from Manila to Cagayan have also resumed.

Laguindingan Airport Manager Job de Jesus initiated to distribute food packs including meals, noodles and coffee for about 200 stranded passengers from far-flung areas of Region 10 such as Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, among others, who opted to stay overnight at Laguindingan Airport.

Caticlan Airport reported no damages on its facilities and equipment. However, the airport is also experiencing intermittent commercial power outage.

Tacloban Airport has resumed its normal operations as of today, and did not sustain any significant damages. While Ormoc Airport is currently operational as well, and did not record any damages on its facility and personnel.

Cebu Pacific flight 5J 637/638 took off at Puerto Princesa Airport at around 10:30 AM today. Meanwhile, PPIA canceled all flight operations from AirAsia (Z2 432/433), Cebu Pacific (5J 637/638, 5J 647/648), and Philippine Airlines (PR 2781/2782, PR 2785/2786) starting 1:00PM.