Closure of Dillingham Airfield could affect hundreds of jobs
By William Cole email@example.com
Feb. 7, 2020
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Dillingham Airfield was quiet Thursday due to inclement weather. Civilian aviation and related businesses at the Mokuleia field are threatened with closure.
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Planes sit unused Thursday at Dillingham Airfield due to bad weather.
GEORGE F. LEE / 2015
“The Department of Transportation Airports Division is a public entity that works presumably for the public — so I’m failing to see how this is in the public interest, to walk away from an airport that has hundreds of jobs and is a popular recreational asset.”
State senator, on the possible closure of Dillingham Field