Disaster Drill at PIA on April 22

PEORIA, IL -- A full-scale disaster exercise will be held at the Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport on Saturday, April 22. This is only an exercise.

The drill, which will include multiple response agencies and volunteers, is estimated to start at 7:45 a.m. Normal operations of the airport will not be disrupted.

The media is invited to participate in the drill and to cover the event as a news story.

A mock press conference will be held at approximately 11 a.m. in the main terminal, lower level conference room.

Please RSVP if you are able to participate by emailing Jennifer Davis at jdavis@flypia.com or calling 309-697-8272, ext. 100.





  • For information, contact:
  • Gene Olson, Director of Airports
  • Phone: 309-697-8272
  • Email: golson@flypia.com

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