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September 14, 2012

Are Days Numbered for Montauk Airport?

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New York's easternmost airport, Montauk could be shuttered in favor of housing. (Photo by Bing)

Montauk Airport is for sale. Its $18 million price tag combined with its residential zoning and the field’s non-existent profits could mean MTP’s days as an airport are numbered. The president of the Montauk Pilots Association does not seem optimistic: “To pay $18 million for something that in a good year returns $10,000 — well, to coin a phrase, do the arithmetic.” [NY Times]



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