• Airport’s runway expansion OK’d
    November 13,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Airport’s runway

    extension is OK’d

    WILMINGTON — Plans to upgrade and continue the revitalization of a southern Vermont airport have gotten another big boost after Wilmington’s Development Review Board approved a plan that to extend the runway.

    The conditional-use permit issued last week calls for a runway that would be no more than 4,450 feet long and 75 feet wide.

    Much of the airport is in Dover, but a section of the runway is in Wilmington.

    Earlier this year the former Mount Snow Airport was purchased and renamed the Deerfield Valley Airport. It’s part of a broader plan to bring more visitors to the region.

    Officials don’t anticipate bringing in jets larger than eight to 12 seats, the Brattleboro Reformer reported.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    NEW YORK ó His defiant protests helped shape Americansí opposition to the Vietnam War. Full Story
    Activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
    When Rutland City Mayor Christopher Louras told those gathered in the cityís aldermanic chambers... Full Story
    Immigrants part of Rutlandís fabric
    Sascha Mayer, co-founder and CEO of the Vermont-based company Mamava, has been... Full Story
    Vermonter to meet NYT journalist who inspired her company
    More Articles