Amata Kabua International Airport

Tides flooding hits RMI, FSM

Tides flooding hits RMI, FSM

GIFF JOHNSON Ocean and lagoon water flooded the lowest lying areas for three straight days throughout the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia this past weekend and Monday, causing sparse damage but requiring big cleanups in their wake. The road by Amata Kabua International Airport in Majuro was halted periodically by incoming waves […]

United forced out of airport office

United forced out of airport office

GIFF JOHNSON RMI Ports Authority continues to be beset with problems. The latest? United Airlines moved out of its office in the main terminal of Amata Kabua International Airport earlier this week after it was determined the facility was unsafe for UA workers. Last week, a United worker reportedly “fell through the floor” on the […]

Can you spray that again?

Can you spray that again?

At the direction of the Chief Secretary and National Disaster Committee, the RMI EPA organized a vector team to decontaminate incoming cargo. All the mail that enters the RMI is subject to decontamination by the EPA vector team, said EPA General Manager Moriana Phillip. Mail arrives on pallets that teams spray. Then this large volume […]

Airport drill for plane crash

Airport drill for plane crash

ISAAC MARTY Fire fighters, policemen, nurses, doctors, and other first responders rushed to Amata Kabua International Airport for a plane crash response drill Tuesday night. This was the biannual Full-Scale Emergency Exercise (FSE) required by RMI Directorate of Civil Aviation and US Federal Aviation Administration, said RMI Ports Authority Airport Manager Thomas Maddison. The scenario […]

New airport plan outlined

New airport plan outlined

A plan is in motion to build a new airport terminal for Amata Kabua International, described as the oldest terminal in the Micronesia region. At an informational meeting about planning efforts for a new terminal held last Thursday at the RRE compound in Majuro, RMI Ports Authority officials and their Honolulu consulting firm, PRYZM Consulting, […]