RESIDENTS HEAR DUELING PBIA EXPANSION PLANS; FAA'S NORTH RUNWAY WOULD SOON REACH LIMIT

One of two proposed locations for a second commercial runway at Palm Beach International Airport would be nearly obsolete just four years after it is scheduled to open, according to an initial review of the project. Federal aviation officials said...


Neither location will leave enough distance between the two runways to allow simultaneous takeoffs and landings. But a second runway would allow planes to take off and land more quickly.

Residents have until Dec. 27 to submit comments to the FAA. They can be mailed to Lindy McDowell, Federal Aviation Administration, Orlando Airports District Office, 5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 400, Orlando, Fla. 32822.

Comments can also be e-mailed to pbia-eis@urscorp.com

- jennifer_sorentrue@pbpost.com

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