Curbside drop-offs/pick-ups at Owen Roberts airport to cease month finish

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Starting 30 Aug. 2021, only authorised public transportation and tour operators will be allowed to drop off or pick up passengers in front of the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) main terminal.

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) announced the change to vehicular traffic flows entering and exiting ORIA in a statement on Monday.

The change, a CIAA said, was part of a new Airport Landside Security requirement.

It comes as Cayman moves closer to the limited introduction of tourism starting 9 Sept., according to government’s phased reopening plan which is subject to attaining the 80% vaccination target.

All vehicular traffic, apart from authorised public transportation and tour operators, will be routed to the short-term or long-term parking lots “where the standard parking rates will apply, which will come into effect in October”.

“These changes in traffic flows have been implemented in the United Kingdom and in some overseas territories to reduce risk and improve…