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  • NYC airport builds turtle barrier to guard runway

    June 15, 2013 5:39 PM

    NEW YORK - Officials are building a 4,000-foot-long barrier to protect a runway at New York City's Kennedy Airport. But the obstacle isn't for terrorists. It's for turtles. The busy airport has been plagued in recent years by waves of Diamondback Terrapins that climb up out of Jamaica Bay looking... more »
  • Economic boost flying into Ascension Play Video

    May 10, 2013 8:32 PM

    GONZALES - An economic boom is about to fly into Ascension Parish. The Louisiana Regional Airport is waiting to hear from the FAA about extending the landing strip from 4,000 feet to 5,000 feet. Increasing the length of the runway will allow bigger aircraft to land at the airport and... more »
  • Plane from NY blows tires, veers off NJ runway

    January 21, 2013 5:12 AM

    NEWARK, N.J. - Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York blew four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Ron Marsico says Flight 4480 from Rochester was landing Sunday night... more »
  • Phoenix runway breach

    November 16, 2012 7:40 PM

    A woman who crashed her car through security gates to the runways at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport with her baby inside appeared to be on drugs. Koko Nichole Anderson's three-year-old in the back seat but he was not hurt. Police say it appeared she didn't know the child was in... more »
  • Driver arrested after crashing onto airport runway

    March 1, 2012 4:15 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia International Airport was closed after a driver crashed his SUV through a fence and drove up and down a runway. 24-year-old Kenneth Richard Mazik was immediately arrested. He is charged with DWI, reckless endangerment, and other counts. The airport was closed for 30 minutes,... more »
  • Monroe Regional Airport will rehab runway

    August 28, 2011 4:21 PM

    MONROE, La.- Monroe Regional Airport will soon have a resurfaced runway and taxiway to complement its new terminal. The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $4.2 million to rehabilitate the airport's secondary runway and primary taxiway. The state will provide a 5 percent match to the grant. Mayor Jamie... more »
  • Heidi Klum turns in her Victoria's Secret wings

    October 1, 2010 1:32 PM

    Heidi Klum is hanging up her wings. The supermodel said Friday that she is ending her work as part of the Victoria's Secret stable of models, dubbed angels, at the age of 37. Last year, Klum walked the lingerie retailer's runway just five weeks after giving birth. ... more »
  • Saints arrive in Miami

    February 1, 2010 12:55 PM

    The New Orleans Saints touched down in Miami Monday morning, six days before the Super Bowl kicks off in Sun Life Stadium. The Saints will face the AFC Champion Indianapolis Colts for the Lombardi Trophy Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The Colts reached the Super Bowl with a 30-17... more »
  • Plane overshoots Jamaica runway

    December 23, 2009 6:53 AM

    Officials in Jamaica say more than 40 people were injured, including four seriously when an American Airlines flight overshot a runway during a heavy rainstorm in Kingston. Jamaican Information Minister Daryl Vaz says the airplane is cracked in three places and that 44 people were taken to local hospitals with... more »

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