Airport 24/7: Runway Dog Pictures
When a stray dog is discovered on the airfield, every effort is taken to find him a home, both for the safety of the dog and the employees of MIA.
airport-24-7-miami-209-runway-dog-ss-001Ramp Duty Manager Albert Cordeschi drives a tug to a cargo flight that is ready to be offloaded at Miami International Airport. 960 1280
airport-24-7-miami-209-runway-dog-ss-004Operations Control Room Agents Darius Bradshaw and Richard De Paula keep an eye on a plane that has issued an alert 2 for a brake fault. If this turns into an alert 3, there could be imminent danger to the passengers. 960 1280
airport-24-7-miami-209-runway-dog-ss-006Apron Controller Kristine Perez explains that whenever an alert aircraft arrives, it is her department’s job to maintain the safety of the passengers and airfield personnel and to make sure rescue units are standing by. 960 1280
airport-24-7-miami-209-runway-dog-ss-007Eighty-five percent of all the cut flowers that are imported into the US come through MIA, mostly from South America. These cargo pallets full of flowers will be swept by Customs and Border Protection K-9 Units trained to alert authorities to the scent of drugs. 960 1280
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