Notice to Media
July 13, 2007 | General
Edmonton – To assist media with scheduling for September 11, 2002, Edmonton Airports advises you of the following activities at Edmonton International Airport September 11, 2002.
South Terminal, in front of U.S. Customs and Immigration:
0646 One minute of silence observed throughout the airport (includes hold rooms)
0647 Edmonton Boys Pipe Band plays throughout the terminal
0650 President and CEO Scott Clements makes short address, and presents a cheque to Fire Lieutenant Karin Nelson of the Airport Emergency Response Department, matching the funds raised by her department to benefit the New York 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund
0653 Scott Clements introduces military representatives and acknowledges military contribution
0656 Scott Clements introduces Nikki Booth of Canadian Blood Services to officially open the “What’s Your Type Clinic”
Roadway Entrance Flags:
0646 lower flags to half mast
We would appreciate if you could advise us of your plans to film at the airport on September 11. Media are asked to park in the Parkade, and pick up a complimentary parking voucher at the Information Booth. **To assist us with positioning, we REQUIRE that you book a “live position” with us by September 10 if you plan to broadcast live on September 11.
Website: Edmonton Airports will launch its redeveloped website on September 9th. On the current site, and new site, there are many tools to assist you with your background research. Please visit www.flyeia.com for archived news releases, including all bulletins regarding September 11, 2001, historic passenger statistics, information and links to safety & security agencies, travel tips for your audience, and real time flight information.
September 11, 2001 RECAP
Flights diverted to Edmonton:
Airline Aircraft Origin Orig Dest Revised Dest Arrival YEG
(Sept 11) Departure YEG
United B777 London San Francisco San Francisco 10:34 Sept 13
Air France B777 Paris Los Angeles Paris 11:14 Sept 14
United B777 London Los Angeles Los Angeles 12:40 Sept 13
British Airways B747 London San Francisco London 12:10 Sept 12
Polar Air B747 Japan Chicago Miami 14:08 Sept 13
Asiana B747 Korea New York New York (JFK) 14:50 Sept 14
• The first domestic flights, arriving on September 13th, were Canada 3000 at 01:00, originating in Winnipeg and with WestJet at 07:32, originating in Calgary.
• The first domestic flight, departing on September 13th, was WestJet at 08:25, destined for Calgary and Abbottsford.
• The first outbound international flight was Air Transat’s flight destined for Frankfurt, which departed on September 13th at 21:20.
• The first inbound international flight was Air Transat’s flight from Frankfurt, which arrived at 17:10 on September 14th.