Pittsburgh International Airport steps up cleaning to reduce chance of coronavirus

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Airport Authority said it has intensified its cleaning operations at Pittsburgh International Airport but said that any decision on flight or travel restrictions are up to the federal government or individual airlines.

Pittsburgh International Airport doesn’t have any nonstop flights to China, Italy, South Korea or Iran, countries the virus has heavily impacted. Federal authorities are screening all passengers who have traveled to those countries in one of several airports before they travel on to Pittsburgh International Airport. In a statement Monday, the airport said it was coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with state and local health authorities under previously assembled plans.

Read more in the Pittsburgh Business Times.