NY: County Executive Sees Opportunities At Dunkirk Airport

Jan. 29, 2018

DUNKIRK — Chautauqua County’s top elected official says he has a vision for a county asset that’s undergone improvements and a recent switch in its service provider.

The Dunkirk airport is approaching its third month since the fixed-base operator of 30-plus years, Dunkirk Aviation, announced its departure. County legislators, who at the time were surprised by the announcement, agreed to go with Chautauqua Regional Economic Development Corp. through July 2018 for aircraft fueling, handling and hangaring.

The change went into effect Nov. 1. George Borrello entered as county executive two months later. Borrello says the Dunkirk airport is a better option for those heading via private aircraft to Buffalo or other areas than going to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport directly.

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