Delaware Airport Begins Runway Expansion

Aviation International News » November 2012
November 6, 2012, 2:35 AM

Sussex County Airport has broken ground on a $4.46 million runway expansion that will extend the length of its main runway to 5,500 feet, opening the facility to larger aircraft. Scheduled for completion next summer, the improvement at the Georgetown airport is the first part of a process that will eventually extend the runway to 6,000 feet. The second stage, scheduled to take place during the next few years, will relocate a local road and cost approximately $20 million. The state has begun the necessary environmental studies required for the adjustment and will need to acquire additional acreage before the project can proceed. Pats Aircraft Systems, a specialist in Boeing Business Jet maintenance and modifications, is based on the field.

FILED UNDER: 
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.

 
X