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September 22, 2009 | Safety and Security, YEG News Releases

Edmonton International Airport conducting emergency response training exercise today

(Sept. 22, 2009) Edmonton, Alta.—Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is conducting a full-scale emergency response exercise today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. News media is asked to advise the general public about the training exercise. While there will be significant emergency services activity at the airport, normal airport operations will not be impacted.

Complying with Transport Canada standards and recommended practices, the exercise will enable airport and emergency response personnel to review and practise emergency response procedures in the event of an actual emergency.

Media contact:
Donna Call
p. 780 890 8454
c. 780 717 5117