PA: Pavement Improvements Planned at Seamans Airport

Jan. 24, 2018

BENTON TOWNSHIP -- The rainy, foggy weather isn't ideal for flying, but it did allow the owner of Seamans Airport near Factoryville to take us out on to the runway to see one of the airport's most plaguing problems.

"The pilots have been saying, 'Hey Bill, the cracks are getting a little big on the runway. It would be nice if we could get them fixed up,'" said owner Bill Dobitsch.

Dobitsch says the runway is still safe for pilots to use, but the cracks have become much worse over the past few years. It's been decades since the runway was last paved.

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