ARFF station to be completed in summer 2016
HILO – A groundbreaking ceremony for new Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Facility, also known as ARFF, will be held on Tuesday, March 17th at Hilo Airport.
According to the Hawaii Department of Transportation:
The new structure will provide parking for the larger sized ARFF vehicles, new training facilities and upgraded work spaces designed to improve the safety, efficiency and functionality of the ITO Airport operations. This is an $18.8 million contract with an anticipated completion date of June 2016.Hawaii DOT
Hawaii Governor David Ige and State DOT Director Ford Fuchigami are expected to be in attendance.
In June 2014, an ARFF was dedicated at Kona International Airport. Video from that event is below.