Airline Operations Update April 2, 2020:
March 30 Update - Transport Canada Interim Order - Health Checks Required for all Departing Passengers:
Effective at noon Monday March 30, 2020 anyone exhibiting symptoms related to COVID-19 will be denied boarding.
Under this Transport Canada interim order, airline agents are required to do a health check of all departing passengers to screen for symptoms, including simple health questions, looking for visible signs of illness prior to boarding and recommending that passengers follow guidance from local health authorities.
PLEASE COORPERATE WITH YOUR AIRLINE AGENTS - WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT.
March 22 Update - Province of Nova Scotia State of Emergency:
On 22 March, the Province of Nova Scotia declared a state of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
The Province is recommending limiting all non-essential travel. If you are entering Nova Scotia after being outside of the province, you must self-isolate for 14 days upon return. Provincial inspectors are now onsite at JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport and anyone entering the province will be stopped, questioned, and told to self-isolate for 14 days. The inspectors are also providing information to arriving passengers on how to monitor their health for symptoms of COVID-19. Signage in the terminal is being updated and placed in strategic locations to further communicate this information.
Coming to JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport? Here’s What You Need To Know
Everyone has a role to play to protect themselves and those around them by practicing good personal hygiene, social distancing and adjusting social norms to reduce contact with others.
If you’re flying in/out of JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, please abide by social distancing recommendations to maintain a 2 metre (6 feet) distance between yourself and others in all areas of the terminal building.
If you’re picking up a passenger who is arriving at the airport after being outside Nova Scotia:
The following precautions are recommended by PHAC to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:
What We’re Doing About COVID-19 at JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport?
The Sydney Airport Authority has updated and implemented our Airport Emergency Plan to reflect what we know about COVID-19 and how we can help manage the impact of this virus in our facility and community if needed. Other steps we’re taking include the following:
Food, Beverage & Other Services
Chef Todd’s Catering and Deli will be closed until further notice. Beverages and snacks are still available in vending machines throughout the terminal.
Say Thank You to Airport Staff !
If you are travelling, please say thank you to all of the incredible employees who are working tirelessly to ensure that safe air travel is still possible for our community. The Sydney Airport Authority and all of our stakeholder and partner employees, are dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of each other and our community. Thank you everyone!
For more information related to COVID-19, please see: