The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is conducting an emergency response exercise on Saturday, August 7 from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
In accordance with federal regulations, ANC must conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise at least once every 36 calendar months.
The exercise will take place in two locations:
- At the North Terminal, and
- On the East end of the airfield near Jewel Lake Rd.
Passersby can expect to see a large presence of emergency services personnel and equipment, and large plumes of smoke and fire.
Do not be alarmed.