RELEASE: Due to significant ash deposits caused by the eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, all operations at the Argyle International Airport, have been suspended as the facility undergoes rigorous clean-up of runways and aprons.
The initial suspension of operations was tentatively until 4:00pm on Monday April 19, 2021. The clean-up work continues and notwithstanding tremendous progress, today’s assessment indicates that it is not possible to commence operations at AIA, today, April 19, 2021.
A new update will be provided as soon as possible.
Airports in the Grenadines:
- An update on operations at the J.F. Mitchell Airport in Bequia will be provided shortly.
- The Canouan, Union Island and Mustique airports remain operational from 9:00am to 5:00pm, only to accommodate special flights with prior permission.
Further information on the operational status of all airports in SVG will be given soon as possible.