Pittsburgh International Airport

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO CONDUCT WINTER OPERATIONS DRILL

PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO CONDUCT WINTER OPERATIONS DRILL

WHAT:  Pittsburgh International Airport will conduct its annual Winter Operations Drill on Wednesday to prepare for the coming snow season. The morning event will start with a seasonal weather briefing at 8 a.m. and the drill will start at 8:45 a.m. with plows and brooms entering the runway. Media is welcome to ride-along with cameras.

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 16. Weather briefing at 8 a.m. Drill begins at 8:45 a.m.

WHERE: Pittsburgh International Airport, ACAA Field Maintenance Facility off of Hangar Road near Business I-376.

NOTE: Interested media should notify Bob Kerlik. Parking is available at the Field Maintenance building.

About Allegheny County Airport Authority:

Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region.

Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 13 carriers. During the past two years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations 70 percent to include 64 markets.  J.D. Power ranked Pittsburgh International in its Top 10 medium-size airports in its 2015 North American Airport Satisfaction Study.  Travel + Leisure and  Conde Nast both named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016. In addition,  TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.