TN: Long-Awaited Oak Ridge Airport Could Break Ground in 2020

Jan. 16, 2019

Plans for the long-awaited Oak Ridge airport have continued to progress in recent months, and leaders of the project are gaining confidence that the town could have a general aviation airport in the next two years if plans fall into place as hoped.

The city has had several iterations of airport plans over the years, but Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson said this time is different.

“This one has legs and if we’re going to get one, it’s the one that will make it work,” he said last week.

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