GenSan Airport sustains hairline cracks after Sarangani quake

General Santos Airport sustains hairline cracks after Sarangani quake

By: - Reporter / @luisacabatoINQ
/ 06:53 PM November 17, 2023

MANILA, Philippines — The terminal building of General Santos Airport sustained “hairline cracks” after the magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Sarangani, Davao Oriental, on Friday afternoon.

“Hairline cracks were noted on some of the airport’s columns. The airport’s control tower was able to facilitate the departure of two commercial flights,” said General Santos Airport Manager Joel Gavina in a statement released by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

“Fortunately, all passengers and employees are safe and accounted for. No injuries were reported,” he added.

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Meanwhile, the Davao International Airport, Cotabato Airport, and Mati Airport did not sustain any damage, as reported by Davao Airport Area Manager Rex Ocena to CAAP Director General Manuel Antonio Tamayo.

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