Live Fire Training to Take Place at South Bend International Airport

South Bend, IN. – Firefighters from the Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) will conduct live fire training at South Bend International Airport (SBN) on Monday, July 16, and Monday, July 23, 2018 from approximately 9:30 a.m. until Noon. The training will take place at the live fire training facility on the northwest corner of the airfield.

The fire safety training is mandated by the FAA under FAR Part 139 for any entity specializing in Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF).

About South Bend International Airport

South Bend International Airport’s four air carriers provide nonstop flights to twelve cities:  Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York City/Newark, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg with connections world-wide. South Bend International’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, South Bend International’s total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities was in excess of $1.7 billion.

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