Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director General Captain Manuel Antonio “Skee” Tamayo reported that airports in the Northern Luzon region remain safe and operational, after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Pilar, Abra this morning at around 2:27 A.M.
According to CAAP Area 1 Manager Ronald Estabillo, airports in Baguio, Laoag, Vigan, Lingayen, and Pangasinan incurred no damages and are operational as of today.
Meanwhile, CAAP Area 2 Manager Mary Sulyn Sagorsor reported commercial airports in Tuguegarao and Cauayan Airport in Isabela are also operational and did not have any damages from the quake.
In a report received by CAAP from PHIVOLCS, the earthquake was brought by aftershocks from the recent earthquake on 27 July 2022 in Northern Luzon.
CAAP Operations Center (OpCen) and Airport Safety Officers are continuously monitoring the status of the airports in view of further aftershocks.