Emergency in Airports
How is an Airport building Evacuation carried on?
Airports and airplanes are always been synonymous of vacations and far away places. For someone they are also tied to job journeys. However, let us imagine that something happens while you are waiting at the terminal. You hear an alarm. There is a fire inside the building. Evacuation is the only thing to do.
In occasion of the Emergency Management for Airports Summit 2017 in London, Gerry Keogh, Chief Airport Fire Officer at the Dublin Airport Authority, explains how his crew would act during an airport evacuation.
- A fire occurs inside the airport building. What are the main precautions to take?
“The first key point is the security of the physical building. Often airport buildings are dividend into two or more floors. The landside,…