BULLETIN: February 4th, 2021
Sunday evening, January 31, 2021, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued a Security Directive to airport operators, aircraft operators, and surface transportation providers. The Security Directives are intended to implement the CDC mask order in accordance with the Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel.
The directive becomes effective at 11:59 PM on Monday, February 1, 2021.
Federal law requires wearing a mask at all times in and on the airport and failure to comply may result in removal and denial of re-entry.
Refusing to wear a mask in or on airport property is a violation of federal law; individuals may be subject to penalties under federal law.
Key Messages in the Security Directive:
SECURITY DIRECTION LINK:
Fairbanks International Airport is the gateway to Alaska’s interior and Denali National Park. It represents one-half of the Alaska International Airport System and served more than a million passengers in 2019. We are equipped to handle any size and type of aircraft, anytime, with state-of-the-art landing systems and terminal facilities. Totaling 1,900 jobs, FAI accounts for 1 in 20 jobs in Fairbanks.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 235 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, over 5,600 miles of highway and 731 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to "Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure."