GFK Emergency Drill

GFK Emergency Drill Click to Enlarge

You can expect to see a little extra activity at the Grand Forks Airport this morning.

The G-F-K will be the scene of a mock emergency exercise. Around 100 participants will be involved in the drill. The airport is required to conduct the emergency “test” every three years per F-A-A requirements. The goal is to ensure the effectiveness of the G-F-K’s Emergency Plan.

Altru Hospital will be participating in the drill at their Columbia Road location.

Participating Agencies:

Airport Authority (Administrative, ARFF/Ops, Maintenance, Custodial)

Grand Forks Air Traffic Control Tower (FAA)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

City of Grand Forks Fire Department

City of Grand Forks Police Department

Grand Forks County Emergency Management Department

Grand Forks Public Health

Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department

Grand Forks Air Force Base Fire Department

Manvel Fire Department

Federal Bureau of Investigation

North Dakota Highway Patrol

Altru Hospital

Altru Ambulance Service

UND Aerospace

Airline Representatives (Delta, Allegiant)

Grand Forks Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP)

American Red Cross

Salvation Army


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