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Monroe Airport's primary runway closed

3 years ago September 24, 2012 Sep 24, 2012 Monday, September 24 2012 Monday, September 24, 2012 10:17:19 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

MONROE- Officials have closed the primary runway of the Monroe Regional Airport so contractors can complete a $7 million renovation of the air field.

Airport manager Ron Phillips told a Monroe newspaper the primary runway will be closed about a month.

Phillips said Monday commercial airline passengers won't notice any difference in service. He said it would be a temporary inconvenience to pilots and airline personnel because the secondary runway isn't equipped with the same precision landing instruments as the primary runway.

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