Saturday, March 14, 2020

Aruba COVID-19 situation UPDATE - March 14, 2020

Update from Queen Beatrix International Airport

Yesterday afternoon the Government of Aruba (GOA) officially confirmed the first two cases that were tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the GOA has taken the following measures that will impact operations at Queen Beatrix International Airport:

- Effective March 16th, 2020 (0:00 hrs UTC -4) until March 31st, 2020, it is prohibited to transport passengers to Aruba who within fourteen (14) days before his or her check-in for a flight bound to Aruba has been in the following countries/regions: China (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), Singapore, Iran, Korea (Rep), Japan, the European Union, Great Britain, Switzerland or Norway. The above travel prohibition does not apply to:

1. Passengers who are legal residents of Aruba (passenger can prove this by showing an Aruban driving license or Aruban ID card), or
2. Passengers born in Aruba (place of birth is stated in passport).

- Screening at airport for arriving passengers starting March 14, 2020.

We understand that you may have a lot of questions at this time with regard to certain aspects related to the airport operation as a result of the recent developments.

We do advise that you contact your airline directly to verify if your flights to/from Aruba will continue as planned or if there are any changes as effects of the recent measures taken by the GOA.

Additionally you can always visit our website www.airportaruba.com to see live arrival and departure times to see if there are any changes.

We will continue you to provide you with the latest developments and updates as they become available. In the meantime, we highly encourage all staff members and passengers to take all the necessary precautions to protect the health of everyone. Tips are shared throughout the airport terminal and via our social media channels. Read MORE

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