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AIRPORT: No reason to extend Narrows runway

It is no wonder the public has lost faith in its political leaders and government employees. The most recent local example is the Tacoma Narrows Airport’s proposed extension of the runway by 1,300 feet.

To obtain the permit to construct the tunnel over Stone Drive, testimony before the permit hearing examiner from the applicant, airport staff, tenants and pilots were replete with statements that the tunnel project will not authorize expansion of the airport, nor will it create a precedent for future expansion of the airport.

The permit was granted and the tunnel constructed for the sole purpose of creating

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