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Over the Edge: How Safe Are La Guardia’s ‘Short’ Runways?

Posted May 19, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

For decades, La Guardia Airport has been known for its short runways. Are they truly safe for us to takeoff and land on?

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A Runway Dream Comes True in Fort Lauderdale

Posted September 19, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

FLL has over the past few years become one of the fastest growing airports in the United States, and is celebrating the opening of a second runway.






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In Ft. Lauderdale, A Hotel Is Demolished To Make Way For A New Runway

Posted April 22, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

The next phase in the construction of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport’s new runway began recently with the demolition of a nearby hotel. That space was needed to ensure that aircraft have a sufficient safety area at the end of the runway.






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A Southwest Airlines 737 flies the Bridge Visual Approach to Newark's Runway 29.
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Grab A Snickers: Newark Runway Closed for the Next Two Months

Posted April 3, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Earlier this week, runway 4L/22R began a 60 day shutdown for rehabilitation work. We take a look at just what impact this closure will have on the airport’s operations.






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Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Announces Airport Improvements

Posted July 25, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Thursday afternoon, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Announced a series of upcoming projects which will improve the regions airports. The first in a series of releases announced the authorization of $225 million to modernize LaGuardia Airport’s infrastructure. The series of “site, building and utility modernization projects” will generate 1,500 jobs, […]

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My first shot was shot in monochromatic mode. Just one of the settings I forgot to change before starting to shoot.
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Photo Phail

Posted September 3, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Phil Derner shares a somewhat challenging planespotting experience. Aside from not being able to control the aircraft themselves, photographers must fend with weather, runways, road traffic and camera settings. Maybe he should have stayed in bed.






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The "enhanced centerline" and other safeguards on taxiway Z short of runway 31L at JFK. How many safeguards do YOU see here? Leave a comment with your answer, I'll revisit the topic sometime soon.
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Hold Short(comings)

Posted July 29, 2009 by Brian Futterman

In light of recent developments meant to enhance situational awareness and aviation safety on the ground, Brian Futterman discusses the nature of runway incursions and challenges the merits of adding to existing technology instead of developing it anew.






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