Saturday, July 4, 2015

The column: City, Delco fight over PHL expansion plan

Is it David vs. Goliath or another cat vs. dog fight? The city and its Delaware County neighbor, Tinicum Township, where 2/3 of the airport is situated, are in a legal battle over plans to add another PHL runway to try to ease congestion on the ground that leads to chronic flight delays. The column today looks at both sides of a long-running dispute that may wind up being settled in court. Read it all right here.

The column: City, Delco fight over PHL expansion plan

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Is it David vs. Goliath or another cat vs. dog fight? The city and its Delaware County neighbor, Tinicum Township, where 2/3 of the airport is situated, are in a legal battle over plans to add another PHL runway to try to ease congestion on the ground that leads to chronic flight delays. The column today looks at both sides of a long-running dispute that may wind up being settled in court. Read it all right here.

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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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