MA: 3 Projects Expected at Orange Municipal Airport

Jan. 19, 2018

ORANGE — There are three upcoming projects aimed at improving the Orange Municipal Airport and bringing it up to current Federal Aviation Administration standards.

Airport Manager Len Bedaw said these projects include taxiway reconstruction, a study to determine the best way to mitigate known vegetative and non-vegetative obstructions, and development of a wildlife hazard assessment and management plan at the town-owned airport just off East River Street.

Bedaw explained Taxiway Delta (TWD) was the airport’s third runway, which was converted to taxiway use decades ago. The plan is to reconstruct a proper 35-foot-wide taxiway, and remove the outer payment and covert it to turf.

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