Sunday, October 05, 2014

Eppley Airfield (KOMA) says Ebola patient arrival will be handled away from public areas • Airport says patient will arrive Monday at 8:30 a.m.

OMAHA, Neb. - An Omaha Airport Authority spokesman says at 8:30 Monday morning a private aircraft operator will transport Ashoka Mukpo, the patient infected with the Ebola virus, to Eppley Airfield.

Mukpo will then be transported to the Nebraska Medical Center's Bio Containment Unit. The aircraft's arrival will be handled at a remote location on the airport, not within the terminal or any public area of the airport.

Mukpo will be moved to an ambulance for transport to the Nebraska Medical Center.

Inquiries regarding this event should be directed to the Douglas County Health Department at 402-444-3400.

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