Airport administration office shuts down after employee tests positive for COVID-19

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Guam International Airport
Guam International AIrport (Photo courtesy GIAA).

The A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority (GIAA) announced Thursday morning that their administrative office on the third floor of the main terminal has temporarily shut down after a confirmed positive COVID case.

In a release, John Quinata, the GIAA Executive Manager said, “we have been informed of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the administration office.”

“Although all employees have been diligent in complying with the wearing of
facial coverings and practicing of social distancing in their work spaces, out of an
abundance of caution we will be temporarily closing our Administration Office
until such time DPHSS contact tracing and investigation can take place and
sanitization of the workspace is completed to ensure the safety and health of our
employees.”

GIAA Executive Manager Quinata continued, “I want to assure the public, airlines
and tenants that Airport operations will remain unaffected. Throughout this
temporary closure of the Administration office, main phone lines will be
answered and employees will continue to work remotely. All other division
offices -Accounting, Engineering, Operations, Properties and Facilities, Aircraft
Rescue and Fire Fighting and Airport Police will continue their normal operations.”

(News Release from the Guam International Airport Authority)

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