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Closure of Dillingham Airfield could affect hundreds of jobs

William Cole
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                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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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Dillingham Airfield was quiet Thursday due to inclement weather. Civilian aviation and related businesses at the Mokuleia field are threatened with closure.

WILLIAM COLE / WCOLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Planes sit unused Thursday at Dillingham Airfield due to bad weather.
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WILLIAM COLE / WCOLE@STARADVERTISER.COM

Planes sit unused Thursday at Dillingham Airfield due to bad weather.

GEORGE F. LEE / 2015
                                <strong>“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.”</strong>
                                <strong>Gil Riviere</strong>
                                <em>State senator, on the possible closure of Dillingham Field</em>
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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.”

Gil Riviere

State senator, on the possible closure of Dillingham Field

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Dillingham Airfield was quiet Thursday due to inclement weather. Civilian aviation and related businesses at the Mokuleia field are threatened with closure.
WILLIAM COLE / WCOLE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Planes sit unused Thursday at Dillingham Airfield due to bad weather.
GEORGE F. LEE / 2015
                                <strong>“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.”</strong>
                                <strong>Gil Riviere</strong>
                                <em>State senator, on the possible closure of Dillingham Field</em>