Residents question FAA plan to shorten runway at Va. airport

08/5/2010 | WSET-TV (Lynchburg, Va.)

The Federal Aviation Administration's plan to update a runway at Danville Regional Airport faces opposition in Danville, Va. The FAA would like the airport to shorten the 60-year-old runway, but a shorter runway could affect flight traffic. "I'm very reluctant to turn students loose on their first opportunities to fly on runways that aren't sufficient lengths to meet what I consider normal safety requirements," said Richard Bailey, a flight instructor at General Aviation.

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