- Clark Airport gets restored in a very quick manner after it was hit by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake
- It took less than 48 hours to fix the collapsed ceiling and other affected areas
- They acted quickly on the matter since transportation is of utmost importance
PAY ATTENTION: Click "See First" under the "Following" tab to see KAMI news on your News Feed!
A lot of netizens were amazed at how quickly Clark Airport was restored after the ceiling collapsed due to the recent earthquake.
KAMI learned that it took less than 48 hours to get the repairs up and make the airport operational again.
According to the Department of Transportation Facebook Page, they were able to make the repairs immediately at the Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) and Control Tower.
DOTr Secretary Arthur P. Tugade said that they responded to the calamity in the fastest manner.
"Ang nangyari ‘ho ay isang kalamidad na kailangang agad na tugunan. Sa mga ganitong panahon, napakahalaga ng transportasyon upang dalhin sa kaligtasan ang mga tao."
The damage to the airport was estimated at P30 million with around 110 flights affected after the operations were suspended.
PAY ATTENTION: Using free basics app to access internet for free? Now you can read KAMI news there too. Use the search option to find us. Read KAMI news while saving your data!
On Tuesday, the repairs were immediately started in the pre-departure area.
The rest of the facilities, CCTV, flight systems etc., were likewise restored in the most immediate manner.
Netizens were very happy at how Clark was restored in less than 48 hours.
It can be recalled that an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 hit various areas in the Philippines last, April 22, 2019.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download KAMI's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major Filipino news!
Bea Alonzo recounts her most embarrassing moment on set and it's utterly hilarious! Watch it on Human Meter