December 7, 2021

Air traffic controllers celebrated

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Cayman Islands: CIAA celebrates air traffic controllers Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (19 October, 2016) The group of men and women who are tasked with maintaining a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic in the Cayman Islands are being recognized for their efforts on International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, celebrated on Thursday, […]

Fogger deployed at Cayman Islands airport to mitigate wildlife

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (27 September, 2016) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) Operations Department in collaboration with the Safety Office is using a new method to reduce the number of small birds around the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). The bird fogger is an environmentally safe device that deploys a light haze of bird […]

Cayman Islands ORIA expansion project update

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (22 September, 2016) As work on the Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) renovation and expansion project continues, travelers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal in the upcoming weeks that will impact the normal flow of foot traffic around the terminal building. Additionally, some small areas of work […]

The Editor Speaks: Just because it’s a machine doesn’t mean it’s more efficient

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“We moved away from manual collection years ago in order to facilitate a more efficient operation” – Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). The CIAA also said (three years ago) they would still be using the manual collection in addition to the “more efficient” machines because both visitors and residents loved the personal human touch at […]

Cayman Islands: CIAA staff promotions

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (1 July, 2016) Two long serving staff members of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) have been promoted to management positions following a competitive and open recruitment process. Robert Harris was appointed as the new Airport Operations Manager effective 1st June 2016. Mr. Harris has been with the CIAA since October […]

CIAA: Air cannon deployed to mitigate wildlife at the airport/CIAA seeks volunteers for emergency exercise

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Air cannon deployed to mitigate wildlife at the airport Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (18 May, 2016) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has deployed “Zon Gun” propane cannons, better known as “air cannons” to help scare birds away from the runway at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). The bird migration season has started and […]

Cayman Islands air traffic controllers take refresher course

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CIAA’s Air Traffic Controllers Refresh their Skills Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (16 March, 2016) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) air traffic controllers take time out of their busy schedules every year to refresh their skills in order to maintain the highest possible level of controller competence at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and […]

Cayman Islands ICO rules to release CIAA records

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ICO releases Hearing Decision 50 involving records of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) In March 2015 an applicant requested access to records relating to an event dated 22 March 2015 involving two airplanes, which the Cayman Islands Airports Authority had investigated. The public authority withheld certain information under section 21(1)(b) (information concerning the commercial […]

CIAA map of one way traffic flow

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The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) would like to advise motorists that the lane leading to the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) will soon be one way only. This latest change is part of the new parking revenue system upgrade at the airport. The one way traffic flow will be phased in over the next […]

Cayman Islands airports unveils new ‘Calypso’ mascot

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CIAA Mascot Makes Big Debut on Valentine’s Day Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (16 February 2016) Travelers lined up at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to meet the Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) mascot who made his big debut just in time for Valentine’s Day on Sunday, 14 February. The six foot tall Cayman parrot […]