MISSOULA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ANNOUNCES RUNWAY CLOSURE DATES
Taxiway ‘G’ Reconstruction Project Planned
MISSOULA, MT. (June 24, 2011) Airport Director Cris Jensen announced today upcoming Airport runway closure dates. Missoula International Airport Runway 11/29 will be closed beginning Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 9am and will remain closed until 9pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2011. The closure will affect all commercial and private air travel.
Jensen added “We regret any hardships that the closure dates may cause the traveling public, but the safety and security of our passengers is always our first priority. Taxiway ‘G’ will be widened from 40 ft. to 75 ft. to meet Airport Design Group’s recommended standard C-IV. The width will allow MSO to accommodate
any size airplane and will help to expedite commercial aircraft exiting
Taxiway ‘G’ intersects Runway 11/29, the Airport’s primary commercial service runway.
The Airport does not receive local tax dollars. Projects at Missoula International Airport are funded by federal grants, Passenger Facility Charges, or Airport reserves, or a combination thereof. Currently four airlines, Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, and United, have operations at Missoula International Airport. Nonstop flights are offered to ten destinations: Alaska Airlines recently added a direct flight from Missoula to Portland, Oregon. For more information, visit www.flymissoula.com.
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