Fairbanks Airport to Conduct Live Fire Training
Legal notice of controlled burning for airport firefighter training at Fairbanks International Airport:
Fire training is being conducted August 23 and 25, 2014 starting at 0700 hours to meet recurrent training requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration. Controlled burning of diesel fuel on the airport enables airport firefighters with required recurrent practical training evolutions in order to provide increased safety to the traveling public. During the training exercise, occasional columns of black smoke, lasting a short duration, may be observed in the south airport vicinity. If you have any questions, please contact Chief Moses Villalobos of the Fairbanks International Airport Police and Fire Department at (907) 474-2536.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.