Tag: Owen Roberts International Airport

Airport seeks consultants for private terminal plan

Airport seeks consultants for private terminal plan

| 15/02/2022 | 82 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is looking for consultants to undertake an outline business case (OBC) to update the master plan for all three of its airports, with a focus on a new general aviation terminal at Owen Roberts International. Having spent around $120 million on the redevelopment of the main airport and airfield […]

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Airport reinstates drop-off and pick-up kerbside access

Airport reinstates drop-off and pick-up kerbside access

| 07/02/2022 | 76 Comments

(CNS): The controversial ban on allowing private drivers to drop off and pick up passengers at the kerb outside the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) has been overturned. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority has said that from next Monday, 14 February, private vehicles will once again be allowed access for this purpose. But officials said […]

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Governor rejects blame for airport kerbside ban

Governor rejects blame for airport kerbside ban

| 19/01/2022 | 133 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has denied that either he or the UK created the problems relating to the ban on kerbside pick-up and drop-off at the Owen Roberts International Airport. He instead blamed the Cayman Islands Airport Authority for not using the taxi lane as a replacement area for this, and suggested that the airport’s […]

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Airport parking fees back, kerbside drop-off still banned

Airport parking fees back, kerbside drop-off still banned

| 18/01/2022 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Parking fees will be back at Owen Roberts International Airport from 1 February, but private drivers are still not allowed to drop off or pick people up from the airport kerb. Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) officials said an upgrade to the ‘pay parking’ system has been rolled out so people can pay with […]

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Airport cuts deal with ACL to manage schedule

Airport cuts deal with ACL to manage schedule

| 08/11/2021 | 71 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has awarded a contract to Airport Coordination Limited (ACL) that officials said will help the airport manage flight arrivals and capacity constraints to prevent overcrowding. The airport slot coordinator will analyse runway, ramp and terminal safety capacity at all levels of the passenger process, as the country moves […]

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Disability council challenges airport change

Disability council challenges airport change

| 10/09/2021 | 46 Comments

(CNS) The National Council for Persons with Disabilities organised a meeting recently with Cayman Islands Airports Authority CEO Albert Anderson and his team to address the adverse impact for the disabled community of new ban on kerbside drop-off and pick-up at Owen Roberts International Airport. Given that the new policy directly affects people with mobility […]

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Airport justifies pick-up and drop-off changes

Airport justifies pick-up and drop-off changes

| 30/08/2021 | 129 Comments

(CNS): Following the widespread public backlash over the new traffic flow at the airports, which started Monday, bringing an end to kerbside drop-off and pick-up for private vehicles, officials from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) have said the changes are due to security reasons. Only authorised public transport will be permitted to pull up […]

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Airports end kerbside pick-up and drop-off

Airports end kerbside pick-up and drop-off

| 17/08/2021 | 193 Comments

(CNS): By the end of this month private drivers will no longer be able to drop off or pick up passengers at the kerb in front of the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac. From 30 August, only authorised taxis and buses will […]

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Airfield project better managed, claims CEO

Airfield project better managed, claims CEO

| 03/02/2021 | 40 Comments

(CNS): After pointing the finger at the consultants that were selected to design and manage the terminal phase of the airport project, which was over budget and over time, Cayman Islands Airport Authority CEO Albert Anderson has claimed that the now completed airfield side of the project has been much better managed. Nevertheless, the exterior […]

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Airport to cost well over minister’s $100M claim

Airport to cost well over minister’s $100M claim

| 09/11/2020 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told Finance Committee last month that the total cost for the terminal and airfield work at the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) would be $100 million. But a press release from the Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA) has revealed that the minister is off by well over $17 milllion. Airport […]

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Owen Roberts Airport project tops $100M

Owen Roberts Airport project tops $100M

| 28/10/2020 | 136 Comments

(CNS): What started as a $51 million upgrade to the terminal at Owen Roberts International Airport in 2014 is now a major project, running at more than $100 million, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told Finance Committee on Monday. And outlining the need for a bridging loan from the tourism ministry, Albert Anderson, the Chief Executive […]

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