For more information:

Katie Spill­man, PR Counsel

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (850) 2240174 or [email protected]​moorecommgroup.​com

For Imme­di­ate Release:

NORTH­WEST FLORI­DA BEACH­ES INTER­NA­TION­AL AIR­PORT TO CON­DUCT FAA REQUIRED LIVE EMER­GENCY DRILL EXERCISE

Region­al emer­gency response agen­cies to join ECP per­son­nel in exer­cis­ing pro­ce­dures need­ed in the event of a real emergency

[PANA­MA CITY, Fla., Feb­ru­ary 25, 2020] – The North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Airport

will con­duct an FAA required Live Emer­gency Drill Exer­cise on Fri­day, Feb­ru­ary 282020.

Emer­gency response agen­cies from Bay Coun­ty, Pana­ma City, Pana­ma City Beach, Lynn

Haven, Bay Coun­ty E.M.S., Red Cross, Sal­va­tion Army, and oth­er near­by emer­gency response

agen­cies will join Air­port per­son­nel in exer­cis­ing pro­ce­dures need­ed in the event of an actual

emer­gency.

The increased lev­el of activ­i­ty by emer­gency vehi­cles at the Air­port should not alarm air

trav­el­ers, res­i­dents, employ­ees, cus­tomers, or oth­er mem­bers of the pub­lic in the area of the

air­port.

The Drill is designed to meet FAA require­ments with­out delay­ing or dis­rupt­ing nor­mal operations

at the Air­port. Air­line arrivals, depar­tures, and oth­er ser­vices offered at the Air­port will continue

as sched­uled.

Prepa­ra­tion for the Drill will begin around 6 a.m. with the Drill com­menc­ing at approx­i­mate­ly 9

a.m. Air­port offi­cials antic­i­pate Drill com­ple­tion by noon. 

FOR MORE INFOR­MA­TION CONTACT

Mr. Park­er McClel­lan, Exec­u­tive Director

(850) 6368950205

Mr. Richard McConnell, Deputy Exec­u­tive Director 

(850) 6368950203 

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About North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port

North­west Flori­da Beach­es Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (ECP) offers some of the region’s low­est aver­age air­fares and is locat­ed less than 30 min­utes from Pana­ma City Beach, Pana­ma City and the beach­es of South Wal­ton. Today, with ser­vice from Amer­i­can Air­lines, Delta Air Lines, South­west Air­lines, and Unit­ed Air­lines, ECP pro­vides dai­ly flights to world­wide des­ti­na­tions, includ­ing non­stop flights to Atlanta (ATL), Austin (AUS) Bal­ti­more (BWI), Char­lotte (CLT), Chica­go (MDW/ORD), Colum­bus (CMH), Dal­las (DAL/DFW), Den­ver (DEN), Hous­ton (HOU/IAH), Kansas City (MCI), Nashville (BNA), St. Louis (STL) and Wash­ing­ton DC (DCI). The first inter­na­tion­al air­port to be built in more than a decade, ECP pro­vides North­west Flori­da com­mu­ni­ties with first-class facil­i­ties and was strate­gi­cal­ly devel­oped for major eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties. ECP is the gate­way to vis­i­tors seek­ing North­west Florida’s famous beaches.