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FY 2020 Ending Report

October 12, 2020 This FY 2020 Ending Report provides the major accomplishments of CPA and its employees in
FY 2020, updates the general public on completed and ongoing projects at the ports, and
provides information on CPA’s FY 2021 goals and projects.

Austerity Measures

October 1, 2020 The Commonwealth Ports Authority (CPA) continues to implement austerity measures that include the reduction of work hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic which has impacted the travel industry significantly.

Airport Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures

June 18, 2020 The Commonwealth Ports Authority informs the general public of the following departure drop-off and arrival pick-up procedures for the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport

Coronavirus: CPA provides rent relief to ease strain on tenants

April 20, 2020 On April 20, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Commonwealth Ports Authority (CPA) agreed to provide rent relief to CPA tenants due to the negative impact that COVID-19 has had on the CNMI economy.

CPA to receive over $22 million from CARES Act Airport Grants

April 15, 2020 On March 27, 2020, the CARES Act appropriated nearly $10 billion to eligible airports to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus impacts, including support for continuing airport operations.

CPA Administrative Offices at the airports and seaports will now be closed every Friday beginning April 3, 2020

March 30, 2020 Like many other CNMI agencies, the Commonwealth Ports Authority (CPA) has had to implement austerity measures that include the reduction of work hours. Therefore, this is to announce that the CPA Administrative Offices at the airports and seaports will now be closed every Friday beginning April 3, 2020.

Travel Suspension Authority

March 19, 2020 CPA would like to reiterate that the authority to suspend travel in and out of the Commonwealth lies with Homeland Security and not the CNMI Government.

No blanket 30-day quarantine for all vessels from Asia

March 6, 2020 CPA is providing the following information to clarify the situation at its Seaports in regard to COVID-19

CPA Austerity Measures

February 18, 2020 CPA Administrative Offices will be closed every other Friday beginning March 13, 2020.

Asiana cancels morning flights

February 18, 2020 Asiana Airlines Inc. informed CPA that it would be canceling two sets of flights

Activities of military aircraft within the Mariana Islands Range Complex

February 12, 2020 Military flight patterns as part of the COPE NORTH 2020 Exercise.

Coronavirus Statements:

February 11, 2020 Korean Flights Not Cancelled
February 6, 2020 Hong Kong Express suspends flights
February 5, 2020 Information regarding implementation of President Trump’s proclamation at the Saipan Seaport
February 3, 2020 CPA to collaborate with airline carriers to suspend travel and flights into the CNMI
February 3, 2020 Information regarding implementation of President Trump’s proclamation
January 31, 2020 Presidential Proclamation
January 31, 2020 Flight Suspensions

Rota International Airport’s Flight Service Radio and Runway Lighting

February 3, 2020 Updates from CPA

Procurement Regulations:

January 31, 2020 CPA Requirements for Invoices

Master Concession:

September 21, 2017 Intent to File Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Applications
December 2, 2015: CPA CJMT Agency Position Paper
September 16, 2014: CPA Leasing Report
August 18, 2014: Ad-hoc Committee Report
June 12, 2014: DFS SMCA Renewal
May 13, 2014: Informational Report on CPA Master Concession
April 7, 2014 Master Concession Appointment - New Chairperson
January 7, 2014: Committee on CPA's Master Concession (supercedes December 16, 2013 Memorandum)
December 16, 2013: Committee on CPA's Master Concession
April 3, 2012 Sucessive Master Concession Amendment
October 1, 1999: Advertising Concession Agreement
August 8, 1997: Successive Master Concession Agreement
July 18, 1996: Sub-Concession Agreement
May 1, 1996: Agreement to Enter into Sub Concession Agreements


September 29, 2009: American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Notice Of Improvements;
More information at:
August 12, 2009: Revised Parking Notice
February 13, 2009: Three Year Use of PFC Revenue to Pay for Debt Service for Non Eligible Projects