Central Nebraska, Kearney regional airports to conduct emergency response drills

  • Source: KHGI-TV ABC 13 Kearney
  • Published: 05/17/2022 12:00 AM

Airports in both Grand Island and Kearney will be conducting emergency response drills this week. The Hall County Airport Authority will conduct a full-scale emergency response drill at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport on Tuesday. Emergency vehicles and other equipment will be staging a simulation of an aircraft accident at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations mandate airports to conduct full-scale mock emergency exercise every three years, along with annual tabletop exercises with all mutual aid and supporting agencies. Executive Director Mike Olson said, “These exercises test the skills of the airport staff, first responders and coordinating mutual aid agencies, and assess the effectiveness of our airport emergency response plan.”



Comments

We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and DailyDispatch.com. (read more)
Highlight
ship name
no comments have been added


FREE QUICK SUBSCRIBE
Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe