It’s Position-and-hold for New Runway

Aviation International News » October 2003
October 8, 2007, 6:00 AM

Extending Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s Runway 13/31 is on hold. Early last month, city officials voted to halt construction at the Florida airport. A 1997 development order called for extending it from 6,930 feet to 9,000 feet, the same as Runway 9L/27R. But county leaders are apparently divided on the issue, with county commissioner John Rodstrom calling the decision to curtail construction “illogical.” According to city attorney Harry Stewart, the conflict will likely be settled by litigation.

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.