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Traffic and Boating advisory for Cayman Islands Airshow, 2-3 December

Law Enforcement 28 Nov, 2022 Follow News

Traffic and Boating advisory for Cayman Islands Airshow, 2-3 December

The RCIPS is informing the public of the following road closures and traffic diversions taking place in order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Air Show Flying Display and Aircraft Exhibit, on Saturday, 3 December.

Flying Display:

There will be no public access to the parking lot of Seven Mile Public Beach parking lot between Friday, 2 December at 8:00AM and Saturday, 3 December at 6:00PM - due to the Air Show Vendor Village.

Parking will be available at the KABOO site. There will also be parking available at Camana Bay, with a shuttle service provided.

There will be traffic management in place for the northbound lanes of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Seven Mile Public Beach roundabout and the Yacht Club roundabout, on Saturday, 3 December, from 6:00AM to 2:00PM.

During these times, persons intending to park at the KABOO site will be required to utilize the left lane, whereas persons travelling towards West Bay or Yacht Drive will utilize the right lane. Persons travelling southbound will not be able to turn right around the Yacht Club roundabout or at the Seven Mile Beach roundabout. Persons travelling north will not be able to turn left at the Yacht Club roundabout onto West Bay Road.

Aircraft Exhibit:

Roberts Drive will be closed to westbound traffic coming from Breezy Way, from 12:00PM on Saturday, 3 December. Both lanes will be closed between Dorcy Drive and Breezy Way from 2:00pm to 6:00PM

Persons travelling to the Owen Roberts International Airport during these times will be required to do so via Red Gate Road. Persons can also travel to the airport or Aircraft Exhibit via the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, by travelling southbound and taking the airport connector road, east of the CIS roundabout, which will be temporarily opened during these times.

Temporary Maritime Restricted Zone:

The Cayman Islands Coast Guard is also informing the public that a temporary maritime restricted zone has been enacted to ensure marine safety during the Cayman Islands Air Show. On Friday, 2 December and Saturday, 3 December,  between the hours of 9:00AM and 2:30PM, no boating activity is permitted between Heritage Club and the beach just north of the Governor's Residence on West Bay Road. The area of restricted access is from the waterline extending outward to where the water changes to darker blue.

For boaters with GPS devices the following coordinates can be entered into your devices to ensure compliance:

North: Between 19° 21'30"N & 81° 23'18"W and
19° 21'21"N & 81° 23' 44"W

South: Between 19° 20'32"N & 81° 22'55"W and
19° 20'24"N & 81° 23'25"W

This TMRZ is established in accordance with powers granted to the Commandant of the Coast Guard and with the approval of HE the Governor.

Additional information, including on restrictions on drone usage during the Air Show, can be found at: https://www.caymanairshow.com/en-us/things-to-know

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