WASHINGTON, DC – On Sunday, June 9, the President will depart the Palm Springs area to return to the White House. The arrival of Air Force One is open to pre-credentialed media, but closed to the public.
Members of the media who wish to cover the departure of Air Force One must RSVP HERE by TODAY 5:00 PM PDT/8:00 PM EDT, Saturday, June 8, 2013.
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY, NOT FOR REPORTING
All times are Pacific Daylight Time.
SUNDAY, June 9, 2013
Air Force One Departure
Palm Springs International Airport
3400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Media Coverage: Open to pre-credentialed media
Estimated Air Force One Departure time: 10:25 AM
Live Truck Parking: Live trucks will report to a controlled checkpoint located at the corner of Baristo Road and El Cielo Road at 6:00 AM. Please have your credentials ready as you approach the checkpoint. Once approved, the official will provide driving instructions to the designated parking areas.
Media Pre-set for Live Trucks: 6:00 AM – 7:15 AM (NOTE: Media will not have access to their equipment or live trucks during the security sweeps from 7:15 AM – 9:15 AM. Only live trucks are required to pre-set during this time.)
General Media Parking: Media will report to a controlled checkpoint located at the corner of Baristo Road and El Cielo Road beginning at 8:30 AM. Please have your credentials ready as you approach the checkpoint. Once approved, the official will provide driving instructions to the designated parking areas.
Media Entrance: Gate 9; directed on-site.
No Access to Live Trucks or Equipment: 7:15 AM – 9:15 AM
Media Check-in & Access: 9:15 AM at Gate 9
Final Media Access: 9:45 AM at Gate 9
Throw (distance from media riser to Air Force One): 180 feet
Cable Run (distance from live truck to media riser): 350 feet
No power, workspace, or wireless Internet will be available.
All names submitted for credentials must be accurate and reflect the identification media presents at checkpoints for entrance. RSVPs do not guarantee access. You will receive a confirmation e-mail if you will receive a credential to cover the event.
Media contact for logistical and planning purposes only: Karly Satkowiak, Karly_M_Satkowiak@who.eop.gov or 202-503-5880 mobile.