UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Port Authority is advising aviation passengers and motorists of an emergency response full-scale exercise at Newark Liberty International Airport from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9.

According to a Union County press release, there will be no impact on flight operations, but airline passengers and motorists may notice simulated smoke and numerous emergency vehicles in and around the airport.

The exercise will test the airport’s emergency plan for mutual aid response, enabling airport personnel and local emergency response organizations to train together and validate response procedures.  The exercise will include members of the Port Authority along with federal, state, local and airline partners.