SLASPA Undertakes Emergency Runway Repairs At Hewanorra International Airport

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Press Release:-  CASTRIES SAINT LUCIA, Monday, September 20, 2021. Today, the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) will undertake emergency pavement repairs on a section towards the eastern end of runway, at the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA).

The runway was closed on September 19, 2021, due to a failure in the asphalt surface. This
closure necessitated the suspension of operations to facilitate a thorough assessment to
determine the extent of the repair.

The Authority has engaged a local contractor to undertake the repair works throughout the
morning to facilitate the resumption of flight operations at 4:00 p.m. today.

Passengers should contact their respective airline directly for updates.

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Headline photo caption: Scene at Hewanorra International Airport on Monday 

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