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December 23, 2014
Million-dollar automation system at LPIA

After an initial expenditure of more than $1 million, Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is set to become only the second airport in the Caribbean to introduce automated passport control (APC) kiosks, which have halved line wait times for travelers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
And while Aruba introduced the kiosks on December 11, 2014, LPIA will handle more than double the n...

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August 24, 2011
LPIA to close as Irene approaches

Lynden Pindling International Airport is expected to close this afternoon and remain closed until Hurricane Irene has passed, the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) said yesterday.
NAD noted in a statement that the airfield closes when winds surpass 40 knots.
The storm is projected to hit New Providence by this evening.
Yesterday, Senior Deputy Director of the Civil Aviation Department (CAD)...

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April 05, 2012
NAD Marks 5th Anniversary At LPIA As Airport Gears Up For Busy Easter Season

Nassau, Bahamas --This week marks five years since Nassau Airport Development
Company (NAD) took over day-to-day operations at the Lynden Pindling
International Airport. As the team at the airport management company
gears up for the busy Easter holiday travel period, they reflect on
their accomplishments and future plans for LPIA.

On April 1, 2007, the Bahamas
government signed a 30-year agr...

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February 22, 2011
Opening of U.S. terminal at LPIA delayed

The official opening of the U.S. departures terminal at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) has been pushed back two weeks from its March 2 target date, with additional procedures needed to be carried out before it goes live. President and CEO of the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) Stuart Steeves said the decision to delay the “go-live” date was made after completing ...

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November 25, 2014
New LPIA radar installation almost finished

The $14 million installation of a new radar system and other critical infrastructure at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is around 90 percent complete, according to officials.
Prime Minister Perry Christie and a small ministerial delegation toured the radar site yesterday.
The new facility is expected to resolve several issues regarding the working conditions of air traffic controllers...

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April 03, 2012
Further LPIA industrial action 'catastrophic'

Canceled flights, thousands of dollars in lost revenue and frustrated travelers could be the outlook for this upcoming Easter holiday weekend if executives of Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union (BATCU) and the government do not come to an agreement on working conditions.
Captain Randy Butler, CEO at SkyBahamas, confirmed to Guardian Business that if airport workers take industrial action this w...

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March 28, 2012
Airport security breach at U.S. departure lounge at LPIA

Nassau, Bahamas
(March 28, 2012) -- At approximately 1 p.m. today, NAD's Operations
Center was notified that a small number of arriving passengers
accidentally went through a boarding door and entered in to the US
Departures lounge at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).

An
airline employee was able to find the passengers and redirect them to
the passageway leading to Bahamas Custo...

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December 27, 2010
Concern over malfunctioning radar at LPIA

At least six people were robbed three days before Christmas by gunmen who stole cash and other personal items.
Police informed the media yesterday of five robberies that took place on Wednesday between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10 p.m.
The most recent robbery took place around 9:45 p.m. at Freetown Lane, off Shirley Street. A gunman robbed a man as he arrived home.
Sergeant Chrislyn Skippings, poli...

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August 29, 2014
Chinese man arrested at LPIA with diamonds

A Chinese national was arrested at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Thursday after he was found with several diamonds, police reported yesterday.
Officers acting on intelligence went to the immigration section of the airport around 6 p.m. and made

the arrest.
The 29-year-old was unable to provide a reasonable explanation of how he came to possess the diamonds, police said.
Police d...

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July 06, 2011
Stage Two of LPIA Expansion Project Well Underway

The crane you see some 300+ feet in the air is part of the new skyline at LPIA these days, as work on the new 226,000 sq. ft. International Arrivals Terminal & Pier is progressing steadily at the Lynden Pindling International Airport. Stage two of the $409 million airport redevelopment project began back in March, with selective demolition of the old US Departures terminal.

Nassau Airport Devel...

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