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LF Wade International Airport (BDA)

Last Updated: Aug. 13, 2020, 4:56 p.m.

  • Mikaela Pearman
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  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • Yes

  • Weblink to the health declaration form
  • https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-travellers

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)
  • https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus

  • Can the health declaration form be completed online?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • Yes

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks
  • https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-travellers

  • Are passengers required to carry a test certificate?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • Screening is conducted by the Bermuda Government's Department of Health. Screening includes temperature screening, passenger personal detail verification and collection of information for contact tracing.

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • 4

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • General Public is restricted access into the entire airport. Passengers, airport staff, deliveries and visitors attending meetings are permitted.

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The individuals may accompany passengers who fall into these two categories to an airline agent who will assist the passenger through processing. Once passenger hand over has taken place the accompanying person must leave the terminal.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • No

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Hand Sanitizer's located in adjacent to touch screens for passenger use. Airline staff cleaning touch screens following flight.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • No

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • SITA boarding card scanners are used

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • COVID PCR test

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • Dependent

  • Provide details:
  • Arrive on island with a negative pre-test and achieve subsequent negative on arriving test, quarantine period is 12-24 hours.Arrive on island with no pre-test, must quarantine until second test can be administered and results received. Quarantine for 4 days.No pre-test and refusal to take test (Quarantine 14 day minimum) Test positive at anytime; isolate for 14 days

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Physical distancing measures implemented- meet and greet area doors locked to prohibit public access- barriers installed along the sidewalk of the meet and greet area to prohibit public access- Floor markers installed on the sidewalk for passenger transportation queuing

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • No

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • follow physical distancing requirements for the area

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 2 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Floor markers located throughout the terminal used for passenger queuing and highlighting the physical distancing requirement.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • No more than 2 people in an elevator at a time

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • All staff in the terminal, operating in common areas (areas other then personal offices) are required to wear masks at all times.

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Security staff, Customs staff, Cleaners

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • - Enhanced cleaning of the terminal with focus on touch points and areas of high contact. - Frequency of cleaning has increased for every area of the airport. - PPE for our cleaning staff has also become more robust (gloves, shields, masks, gowns and Tyvek suits where necessary.)- Additional airport staff assisting in the cleaning efforts (skycaps wiping down baggage carts in between use and security screeners wiping down bins following use, airlines wiping down counters.)- Hand sanitizing stations strategically located throughout the terminal. - Increased amount of signage and PA announcements to highlight the importance of cleaning and hand washing.

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges,

  • Provide details
  • Boarding area seats are marked with signage on every other seat to highlight the physical distancing requirement to passengers.Dining Areas and Airport Lounges have reduced the seating capacities for their areas to allow existing tables and chairs to be spaced to a distance of 2m/6ft. Two chairs to a table, immediate family members who are travelling together can sit together.

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Physical distancing signage (multimedia display, ceiling hung, floor markers, free standing signs) located throughout the terminal.PA announcement played every 20 mins with COVID preventative measures.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • 37 hand sanitizing stations strategically located throughout the terminal.

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - Urgent Care Center located 5-10 mins from the Airport. - King Edward Memorial Hospital located 15-20 mins from the airport by ambulance. 20-30 mins by private car.

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Government Hotline (441) 444 - 2498. Bermuda Government Health officials onsite daily for all arriving flights.

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Facebook, Instagram, bermudaairport.com

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Staff in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility or passengers with disabilities.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - Pre-packaged meals made daily- Tap and go payment system in place for credit and debit cards.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • HVAC system in place recycling air regularly.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Staff training offered by Bermuda Government: https://www.gov.bm/infection-prevention-and-control-training - Training offered by the airport. Training focuses on; infection control, breaking the chain, cleaning protocols, physical distancing, PPE and waste disposal.