7 Jul 2003

American Samoan airport runway to be re-opened this Saturday

4:10 pm on 7 July 2003

The management of Pago Pago International Airport in American Samoa has said it's main run way will not re-open until the 12th of July.

Airport officials said the runway had been due to re-open on the third.

Inspections by the US Federal Aviation Administration of the emergency repairs to areas affected by loose debris is continuing.