GIAA anticipates resuming operations by May 30

The exterior of the A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority in Tamuning. PNC file photo

Recovery on the impact of Typhoon Mawar is underway at the Guam International Airport Authority, according to a press release.

If all systems are operational, services are anticipated to resume, at the earliest, on May 30.

“Our airfield fared well and is able to receive limited aircraft humanitarian and essential cargo operations,” said GIAA executive manager John Quinata, in a press release. “However, our terminal and passenger processing technical systems have been greatly affected by flooding on all floors of the terminal. We anticipate to be able to resume operations and to be able to safely process outbound and inbound passengers In conformance to security requirements with our regulatory partners as soon as Tuesday, May 30, 2023.”

Passengers are advised to contact their airlines directly for flight status and rescheduling their flights.

Here are contact number for airlines:

  • United Airlines
    TELEPHONE: (671) 645-8591
    FAX: (671) 649 6588
    CARGO: (671) 645-8570
  • Jin Air Co. Ltd.
    Telephone: 1-671-642-2800
    Fax: 1-671-642-2801
  • Jeju Air Co.LTD
    Airport Operations Office (Guam)
    Telephone: +1.671.649-3936
    Reservation Office (South Korea)
    Telephone: +82.1599.1500
    (Automated Menu)
  • Korean Air
    Telephone: 1(671)642-3200
    Admin/Sales 1(671)642-1125/6
    Cargo: 1(671)642-5333
  • Philippine Airlines
    General Sales Agents for PAL (Ticketing) 1(671)632-1615


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Isaiah Aguon, also known as Izzy, is news director for the Pacific News Center. He returned to PNC in April 2023, after leaving Sorensen Media Group about two years ago in April 2021. As news director, his duties include anchoring PNC's radio and television stations, producing news, and managing and editing PNC's digital and social media platforms. Aguon, 21, formerly worked at KUAM News as a television news anchor, show host, and multimedia journalist for more than a year. He previously worked for The Guam Daily Post, Marianas Business Journal, and Guam Business Magazine.