Full-Scale Airport Emergency Preparedness Exercise

WHAT: FULL-SCALE AIRPORT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS EXERCISE WHEN: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 8:15 a.m. Media arrive at Public Safety Building All media must be escorted. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated. 8:20 – 9:00 a.m. Interviews and b-roll of moulage 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Drill begins SkyWest Airlines is providing a CRJ200 fifty seat aircraft for use…
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Wings for All Program to Take Place at South Bend International Airport on April 29 @ 5:30 p.m. Register for the Free Event by April 26, 2017

South Bend, IN,- South Bend International Airport (SBN) is once again partnering with Delta Airlines, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Arc, and ADEC to host the Wings for All event on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The free event gives families the chance to participate in a “rehearsal” flight to overcome anxiety…
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South Bend International Airport to Present $7000 to Veteran’s Center

South Bend, IN. – On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President David Sage will present a $7000 check to Kent Laudeman, Director of the Robert L. Miller Sr., Veteran’s Center, to assist local veterans as a result of the fifth annual Bears in the Air Program. This…
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South Bend International Airport Staff to Deliver Over 1,500 Bears to Local Hospitals

South Bend, IN. – More than 1500 newly purchased teddy bears have been collected at South Bend International Airport (SBN) as a result of the fifth annual Bears in the Air program. SBN’s Executive Director Mike Daigle and SBN team members will present the bears to pediatric department representatives at Lakeland Health on Thursday, December…
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South Bend International Airport to Present an Informational Discussion on Drones

South Bend, IN. – On September 15th, at 6:30 p.m., South Bend International Airport (SBN) will host a free informational forum regarding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also referred to as drones. Both recreational and commercial operators are encouraged to attend. The discussion will review the safety responsibilities drone operators should undertake before flying the device…
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South Bend International Airport Welcomes United’s Second Daily New York/Newark Flight with Water Cannon Salute

South Bend, IN. – On September 7th, at 4:52 p.m., South Bend International Airport (SBN) will welcome and commemorate a second daily United Airlines flight from New York/Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) with a water cannon salute. Media must arrive promptly at 4:00 p.m. and report to Airport Information, located across from the United ticket…
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