Latest News for: Saipan airport


Typhoon Bolaven passes Northern Marianas without major damage

RNZ 11 Oct 2023
Typhoon Bolaven was upgraded to a Category 1 typhoon before passing through the CNMI, bringing strong winds and rain to Saipan, Tinian and Rota ... Saipan International Airport recorded wind speeds of just over 90 kilometres per hour ... to seven meters, according to the buoy off Saipan.

News in brief for Thursday, October 5

RNZ 05 Oct 2023
CNMI - Saipan flights to be suspended ... says it will suspend flights to Saipan in November ... One of the fee hikes is expected to cost airlines about $3,000 more to land at Saipan International Airport, after the Authority recently green-lighted a 90 percent increase in landing fees.

China winning on the Pacific political battlefield

Asiatimes 13 Jul 2023
SAIPAN – Seventy-nine years ago, on July 9, 1944, the American military secured the island of Saipan—a key component of Imperial Japan’s defense plan ... Saipan and the neighboring island of Tinian were soon among the busiest airports in the world, as waves of B-29s took off to bomb Japan – which was now in range – and markedly fewer B-29s returned.

Moylan makes progress with new GFD equipment

Guam Pacific Daily News 11 Jul 2023
+2. Moylan ... Congress ... Moylan is still awaiting the outcome of additional CPF requests, which were submitted earlier in the year for entities such as the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency, the Guam International Airport Authority and various mayors’ offices. Thomas Benavente comes from Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands ... +2 ... ....

First cargo flights arrive at airport, relief flights expected Sunday

Guam Pacific Daily News 27 May 2023
Won Pat Guam International Airport at 11.48 a.m ... Won Pat Guam International Airport Saturday morning, bringing supplies and workers to help with Typhoon Mawar recovery. While commercial flights are not expected to resume until Tuesday, the airport is open for humanitarian and essential cargo operations ... The airport is working with U.S.

Study urges new US flights

Taipei Times 02 Apr 2023
... Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas and Saipan International Airport on Saipan Island, which is part of the Northern Mariana Islands, a US commonwealth.

Will EDCA stop Chinese 'intrusions' into PH waters?

The Manila Times 09 Mar 2023
Specifically, the Air Force wants to expand the existing Saipan International Airport — built on the skeleton of a World War 2 base used by Japan, and later the United States — to accommodate cargo, fighter and tanker aircraft along with up to 700 support personnel for "periodic ...

GPPC Inc. chosen to build Saipan AK dealership

Guam Pacific Daily News 01 Mar 2023
announced the Saipan-based construction company GPPC Inc ... is known for construction projects such as the Saipan International Airport Departure Terminal expansion project, American Memorial Park Visitor Center Memorial Garden and Amphitheater, TSL Plaza and the Kagman Senior High School new campus construction.

US, allies converge on Guam for annual Cope North exercise

Stars and Stripes 10 Feb 2023
Cope North 2023, involving 2,000 service members from the four nations, began Friday and will run until Feb ... Sgt ... Won Pat International Airport and Northwest Field, Guam; the Northern Mariana Islands, including Rota, Tinian and Saipan; Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia; Iwo Jima, Japan; and the Republic of Palau, according to the statement ... .

K-Pop stars denied entry to Marianas, friendship gig cancelled

RNZ 27 Oct 2022
The K-pop stars, which comprised Artist Korea, Ambition, MegaMax, Witches, Dustin, and MustB, were due to perform at the 2022 Saipan Tourism Fanival, which was intended to strengthen the friendship between Saipan and Seoul ... However, the performers were not allowed to leave the airport as they only had tourist visas when they needed artist visas ... ....

From Hagerstown to Salisbury and Saipan, aeronautics school gives wings to graduates

Herald Mail 07 Sep 2022
Hagerstown’s campus of the Pittsburgh Institute for Aeronautics is looking to expand in order to train more students to become aviation maintenance technicians, a growing field that has taken graduates from the Western Maryland school to jobs at airports from Salisbury to Saipan ... One graduate is headed to Saipan, Adams said.

20 years on from Saipan: Nothing black and white in published accounts of showdown

Belfast Telegraph 23 May 2022
Roy Keane at Dublin Airport prior to the team's departure to their training camp in Saipan ... Roy Keane at Dublin Airport prior to the team's departure to their training camp in Saipan ... Roy Keane departs from Saipan International Airport on May 24, 2002 ... Roy Keane departs from Saipan International Airport on May 24, 2002.

Saipan 20 years on - Part III: The interview, the meeting, the row, the departure

The Irish Times 07 May 2022
“Add an Irishman to the list.” Saipan – the actors ... Roy Keane chats to Mick McCarthy during squad training at the Adagym sportsgrounds in Saipan on May 20th, 2002 ... Roy Keane arrives at Saipan airport to return to Manchester on May 24th, 2002 ... Read Saipan 20 years on Part IV on Sunday.

In brief: News from around the Pacific

RNZ 22 Dec 2021
Samoa economic boost; worrying rise in illnesses in FSM; and Marianas airports to be upgraded Samoa economy forecast to bounce back ... Airport boost for Marianas ... Ada Saipan International Airport will receive almost $4 million ... This is the first of five annual rounds of funding for airports in the Commonwealth.

Concerns growing over increasing overseas travel amid soaring infections

Korea Times 25 Nov 2021
A check-in area of Incheon International Airport Terminal 1 is crowded with tourists, Nov ... According to data tallied by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the number of tourists who departed for Saipan from Incheon International Airport stood at 2,086 in October, up 131 percent from September.

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