A full-scale emergency response exercise at the Salalah Airport will be held on Tuesday, December 24, from 8-10am, Oman Airports announced on Monday.
It stated that the step comes within its commitment to uphold the highest standards of response to emergency situations under the supervision of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) and its strategic partners. ‘Therefore, emergency vehicles such as ambulances and police cars will be running from the airport to hospitals and vice versa. All necessary preparations have been initiated to ensure a smooth training exercise, ensuring that it does not impact airport operations and traffic.’
The exercise is being organised in participation and cooperation with PACA’s strategic partners like ROP represented by Dhofar Governorate, the Directorate General of Airport Security, Royal Air Force of Oman, Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances, and the Ministry of Defence represented by the Military Hospital, Engineering Services in Salalah, Sultan Qaboos Hospital, Crisis Management and Emergency Centre, and Ground Handling Services Unit.