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Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Saturday: 3:45 AM - 9:30 PM Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 3:45 AM - 8:30 PM

Plan Ahead Holiday Travel

Arrive early. Allow extra time for parking. We will have ample parking available for travelers and will open a remote overflow lot located on Ida J Gadsden Dr. if needed, and will provide a shuttle service to/from the Terminal. When meeting arriving passengers, meeters and greeters are encouraged to use the Airport Cell Phone Lot. The Lot is free, but drivers must stay with their vehicles at all times.
Please allow extra time for parking and plan to arrive at least 2-3 hours prior to scheduled departure time.
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SAVANNAH, GA – Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, along with various emergency agencies in the area, will hold a full-scale airport emergency plan exercise on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. This full-scale exercise is conducted in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations that require an airport operator to conduct live drills on airport property every three years.

The exercise will provide the opportunity for various agencies in the area to work collectively to enhance response skills for aviation mass casualty incidents. Though equally as important as any other year’s exercise, COVID precautions have resulted in 2020’s exercise being distilled down to only the most critical components. We have limited the number of live participants, responders, and evaluators to avert a large gathering.

The drill will have no impact on routine airport operations, and passenger announcements will be made in the airport terminal indicating that the disaster drill is underway. Area residents and visitors should expect to see emergency vehicles and other official traffic engaged in the exercise and controlled fire and smoke may also be visible.

This release is for information purposes only. The media will not be permitted to attend; however, B-roll will be made available to the media upon request.

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