Flooding: Long Term Airport Parking Closed

October 8, 2017 | 6 Comments

[Updated] Bermuda Skyport has advised that the long term parking lot at the airport is “closed until further notice due to flooding that has been caused by the excessively high tides,” and have asked people parked in the long term lot to have their vehicles removed “as soon as possible to avoid water damage.”

A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Skyport wishes to advise travellers that the long term parking lot at the LF Wade International Airport is closed until further notice due to flooding that has been caused by the excessively high tides that the island is presently experiencing.

“If you have parked in the long term parking lot, please arrange to have your vehicle removed as soon as possible to avoid water damage.”

Update 1.16pm: Bernews stopped by the parking lot, and found a company on scene removing cars from the flooded area, video below.

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  1. Derek A. G. Jones says:

    Can the cars be towed out to higher ground and washed down with fresh water?

    • No, unless you want to go down there and do it yourself.

    • Izzypop says:

      Lol sounds good
      We r talking Govt.
      they r the ones paying for this.

    • Real Deal says:

      if that is salt water, That is a nice husle for the fix a flats guys depeding how long it been sitting there those wheels need to come off and the drives need to get washed of in fresh water

  2. Point boy says:

    A forklift? Are you kidding me? I’d rather a little wet carpet than all of that potential (likely) damage!
    Who’s bright idea was that?

    • Kathy says:

      I was thinking the same thing….I am no mechanic, but wouldn’t a forklift damage the undercarriage of a car?

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