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.
Headline photo caption: Scene at Hewanorra International Airport on Monday