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Norman Manley airport schedules seven-hour shut down for maintenance next week

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 4:28 PM

NMIA Airports Limited says Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport is to be closed from 9 p.m on Tuesday, April 25 to 4 a.m on Wednesday, April 26 to facilitate necessary maintenance.

The airport operator says during the seven-hour closure, work will be carried out on the main electrical switch gear.

This system is used for the smooth transfer of power supply to the airport’s stand by generators.

As a result of the closure, four flights will be affected:

FLY JAMAICA OJ 253 from Toronto, due to arrive at 8:20 pm on Tuesday
FLY JAMAICA OJ 276, due to depart for Georgetown Guyana at 9:50 pm
JetBLUE B6659 due to arrive from New York at 2:43 am
JetBLUE B6960 due to depart for New York at 4:00 am

Passengers are being advised to contact the affected airlines for rescheduling updates.