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Airport Traffic / Ohio / West Virginia / Florida #443541

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 03, 1969
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(Studio) Except for Dulles Airport, no airport can handle traffic it now has.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Jet comes in to land. Illusions produced at night near runways. Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) crashed there November 20, 1967.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Charleston, West Virginia) Kanawha Airport has short runways on mount ridge. Pilots careful about landing. Piedmont crashed here August, 1968. Extensions being built.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Miami, Florida) Miami Airport Inn less than mile from end of 1 runway. [Airlines Pilots Association Joseph MEEK - says pilot only 85 foot above hotel during flight. It's a mental hazard; concerned with criterion that allowed hotel to be built.]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Big Cypress Swamp, Florida) New airport proposed for Big Cypress Swamp. Dade-Collier Airport plans to meet controversy. 1 runway built; conservationists fear effects on swamp in Everglades. Bad or no planning, or local political intrigue still marks airport development
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Trotta, Liz
Duration:
00:05:50

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