Air Emergency Evacuation Drill

Media Advisory

  What: Air Emergency Evacuation Training Exercise

 When: Wednesday, June 12, at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Corpus Christi International Airport

             437 Pinson Drive

             Hangar#4 (Berry Hangar), West of Atlantic Aviation

Who:    Corpus Christi International Airport

             Texas Air National Guard

             Texas Military Department Patient Reception Team

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA) is preparing for a mock hurricane on Wednesday, June 12th. It’s part of an air emergency evacuation drill involving CCIA and the Texas Air National Guard.

CCIA will receive mock patients who will arrive on military transport aircrafts piloted by the Texas Air National Guard. During the exercise, the volunteer evacuees will be seen by the Texas Department Patient Reception Team, whose job during a disaster is to receive, account for and provide short term care to patients. The exercise will also give CCIA staff a chance to practice and evaluate plans for evacuating and sheltering people in the event of severe weather.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361-289-0171 Ext. 1290 in advance. 

For more information, media representatives may contact CCIA Marketing Manager Kim Bridger-Hunt at 361-289-0171 Ext. 1290 or by email at