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International Airport in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to Reopen Monday as New Crater Forms Within…

Staff Consortium | April 18, 2021

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – The Argyle international Airport  (AIA) is scheduled to be re-opened on Monday even as the scientists monitoring the La Soufrière volcano said that explosions with accompanying ashfall, of similar or larger magnitude, could restart in the future impacting St. Vincent and neighboring Caribbean islands. The airport was forced to close because of ash generated from the April 9 eruption of the volcano and the chief executive officer, Corsel Robertson, said that due to significant ash deposits all operations at the Argyle International Airport, have been suspended, until 4.00 pm (local time) on Monday. “The facility is undergoing rigorous cleanup of runways and apron to accommodate humanitarian flights as a priority,” Robertson said. The civil aviation authorities here said that the James Mitchell Airport, on the…

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