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Pueblo Airport to hold emergency drill

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A warning from the Pueblo Airport for nearby residents and businesses, they will be conducting an emergency drill on Wednesday, Sept. 20th.

This will be noticeable to those in the area of the Airport Industrial Park and along Highway 50. The exercise will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will wrap up around lunch time.

"Emergency exercises are a regular training event at commercial service airport," says Ian Turner, Director of Aviation, "This type of training helps us ensure the safety of the traveling public."

The exercise is part of the Federal Aviation Administration requirements. Emergency exercises must be conducted every 3 years for commercial service airports.

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