Airport launches ‘Vaccinate at Gate 8’ vaccination drive


Joining the fight to vaccinate 80% of Guam’s adult population by Liberation Day, the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam (GIAA) is proud to present “Vaccinate at Gate 8 – Destination: Guam Airport!”

The drive is in partnership with the Office of the Governor, the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), the Guam National Guard (GUNG) and United Airlines.

This vaccination drive is a unique simulated travel experience and is scheduled for Friday, July 9, 2021 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and will be available to the first 200 individuals who register through the airport website at

The plan is to vaccinate 50 participants every hour (1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm).

Additional incentives to participate include the tour of a United aircraft and the raffling off of four (4) hotel vouchers valued over $100 during each hourly time block for a total of sixteen (16) lucky winners.

All participants are asked to arrive 20 minutes before their scheduled vaccination hour.

“The Airport family is proud to partner with the Governor’s Office, DPHSS, GUNG and United Airlines with this “mock flight for the real COVID fight” helping our island prepare for a full opening to visitors,” stated John “JQ” Quinata, GIAA Executive Manager.

“We, here at GIAA are happy to jump in, do our part, and offer this unique experience in support of the Governor and Lt. Governor’s strong push to help our community reach full herd immunity,” stated Dr. Artemio “Ricky” Hernandez, GIAA Deputy Executive Manager.

(GIAA Release)