Tag: Owen Roberts International Airport

Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

| 28/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has donated artwork from its permanent collection to display throughout Owens Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to celebrate the reopening of the redeveloped facility. The gallery developed the “Art at the Airport” initiative, which is being implemented in partnership with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority […]

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No wifi at airport arrivals hall

No wifi at airport arrivals hall

| 06/02/2019 | 32 Comments

I recently was at the remodelled airport to pick up arriving guests. While waiting for them I wanted to use wifi from the airport on my phone. I found, I believe it was, CIAA guest, but it required a password. I asked a not very nice (friendly) parking machine attendant for the password. Her reply […]

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Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

| 15/01/2019 | 58 Comments

(Answer updated) I was at the departure lounge at Owen Roberts Airport and stopped and picked out a sandwich and a drink from the cooler. When paying for the items I was told there was an automatic 25% added. When I asked for it to be removed they refused as it was already built into […]

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Looking for wifi at airport

Looking for wifi at airport

| 16/05/2018 | 11 Comments

Will the renovated airport provide free wifi as well as flight arrival boards in the arrivals hall? I was recently there to pick up guests and met tourists picking up other guests and I had to use my cell data to check online about arrivals of flights, etc. Auntie’s answer: This is one of those […]

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Governor checks in at airport

Governor checks in at airport

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury toured Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman Friday, 6 April during which he received a presentation on the airport’s ongoing expansion. Discussions during the tour focussed on the ongoing expansion of the airport, security including border security […]

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Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently presented certificates of appreciation to students at the Layman E. Scott Senior High School in Cayman Brac to thank them for volunteering to act as victims for the emergency exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) at the end of November last year. […]

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Tired of long queues at airport

Tired of long queues at airport

| 17/10/2016 | 3 Comments

Why is so much money being spent on an airport expansion when all of the immigration booths are not even manned at peak times? I returned at 2pm on a Sunday. There were five empty immigration windows. Apparently it is not in their financial interests to staff all of the booths. Well, of course not […]

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Airport undergoes emergency exercise

Airport undergoes emergency exercise

| 03/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) conducted a partial emergency exercise last week on a grassy area alongside the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport. Normal airport activities were not disrupted. The exercises tested response time to a simulated aircraft accident by the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Service, as well as CIAA’s readiness […]

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