Cracks are visible at General Santos Airport after the Sarangani earthquake

MANILA, Philippines – The General Santos International Airport terminal building suffered “hairline cracks” following the 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Sarangani, Davao Oriental on Friday afternoon.

“Hairline cracks were noticed on some of the airport columns. The airport control tower was able to facilitate the departure of two commercial flights,” Joel Gavina Airport Director General Santos said in a statement issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).

“Thankfully, all passengers and employees are safe and responsible. No injuries were reported,” he added.

According to Davao Airport Area Manager Rex Assessment, Davao, Cotabato and Mati International Airports did not sustain any damage.


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