Friday, October 4, 2013

Airport wants to extend runway

PICAYUNE, Miss. -- Picayune Municipal Airport hopes to expand its runway to accommodate larger planes and produce more economic growth for the city. Director of Operations Andy Greenwood asked the council to approve a letter to NASA's Stennis Space Center requesting approval to expand the airport runway further into the buffer zone around NASA's primary rocket engine testing facility. The request is to extend the runway by 2,000 feet to 7,000 feet. (Source: Picayune Item, 10/03/13)