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VG airport may reopen by September — BVIAA

Taddy Bay Airport. Photo Credit: BVIAA

The Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda may resume operations by mid-September.

The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) made the announcement via a media release today, July 16.

“We have thus far sourced a rapid intervention firefighting vehicle out of the United States which is currently being refurbished to meet our regulatory requirements,” the BVIAA said.

Two of the BVIAA’s technical staff are also in the United States overseeing the refurbishment of the vehicle and, at the same time, gaining practical experience, the Authority added.

Airport to get a facelift

The runway of the Virgin Gorda-based airport will also get a facelift. The release said the Town and Country Planning Department have approved plans for a new building to house the ‘new vehicle’.

Simultaneously, arrangements are being made to have the runway resurfaced.

The BVIAA promised to provide further updates on the airport by August and apologized for any inconvenience the facility’s closure caused.

“Thank you, the public, for your indulgence as we seek to ensure that safety is maintained at all times,” it said.

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  1. BVIYoungman says:

    What happen to the Refurbishing of the Airport Building itself?!!

    THE BUILDING IS IN A STATE!!!

    And Anegada (International) Airport WORST!!!

    FIX THE BUILDINGSSSSSSS poor district 9

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    • Kenneth Dreger says:

      Now that only makes sense but it is easier to spend $$$$$ to fix something that might not be as broken as we think! Follow the money trail and see where it leads….

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