Emergency drill to be held at Abu Dhabi airport
Operation will last for two hours on December 26
A full scale emergency exercise will be held at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
The exercise will begin at 4pm and end at 6pm though it is not expected to disrupt any flights, Abu Dhabi Airports said in a statement.
“The emergency drill will measure the preparedness of all relevant emergency response agencies and evaluate the emergency response capabilities and implementation strategies of Al Bateen Airport,” the statement read.
Abu Dhabi Airports said the exercise will carried out in accordance with regulations issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority, as well as standards and recommendations stipulated by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
Al Bateen airport opened in the late 1960's and was Abu Dhabi's first main airport until the current airport opened in 1982. Al Bateen now exclusively handles private flights.
Updated: December 25, 2018 04:02 PM