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Harrisburg International Airport to conduct full-scale emergency plan training exercise this weekend

Those in the vicinity of Harrisburg International Airport shouldn’t be alarmed if they see emergency vehicles on Saturday morning at the airport in Lower Swatara Township.

Harrisburg International Airport, airport mutual aid fire, police and emergency medical services providers, the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, the American Red Cross, and approximately 50 volunteers will be conducting a full-scale emergency plan training exercise at the airport beginning at 9 a.m.

Officials at the airport say that the Federal Aviation Administration requires all commercial service airports to conduct a drill of their airport emergency plan every three years.

Drill images and updates will be posted on the airport’s social media accounts on Saturday.

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