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Port Authorty Of NY & NJ Studying ACY Takeover  
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17240 posts, RR: 50
Posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2569 times:

As part of the legislation that allowed the Port Authority to acquire SWF, the Port Authority also agreed to do the same in New Jersey. They are now looking at acquiring ACY. ACY is 91 miles South of Manhattan, while not an option for NYC bound passengers (although neither is SWF at 60 miles from Manhattan), ACY does offer an alternative to those in the Central and Southern NJ EWR catchment areas (Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex counties).

http://www.panynj.gov/press-room/press-item.cfm?headLine_id=1642


Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
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User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4907 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 2558 times:

Sheesh! $3 million down the drain on that "study" by the Port Authority.

What exactly do they think they would be able to do by taking over ACY that ACY can't do on it's own? SWF isn't exactly setting any records these days....

Thanks for posting the link though.


User currently offlineairliner371 From United States of America, joined Aug 2012, 1774 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2520 times:

NO! We need all the money we can get to help update LGA and EWR.


"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."- HF
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17240 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2517 times:

Well it was New Jersey's turn at the Port Authority today, the PATH extension to EWR is also getting "moved forward"

http://www.panynj.gov/press-room/press-item.cfm?headLine_id=1641

The PATH extension to EWR is tremendous news, it's cost effective ($600 Million), not too complicated logistically (1.5 mile extension alongside the NEC) and offers huge benefits for both NY and NJ. It will provide a one seat ride from the Santiago Calavatrava hub currently being built at the World Trade Center directly to Newark airport. It will hopefully spur some growth on both ends.



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17240 posts, RR: 50
Reply 4, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2519 times:

Quoting airliner371 (Reply 2):
NO! We need all the money we can get to help update LGA and EWR.

See my post regarding the PATH extension to EWR.



Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineairliner371 From United States of America, joined Aug 2012, 1774 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2484 times:

Quote:
See my post regarding the PATH extension to EWR.

I just saw it. That is very good. Now the Port needs to keep moving with the LGA CTB replacement and EWR Terminal A replacement. Both of these terminals are going to run into trouble has they continue to age.



"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."- HF
User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2237 times:

Quoting STT757 (Thread starter):

ACY is also a decent alternative to PHL bound passengers. It would be nice if ACY could attract some more airlines.


User currently offlineAv8tor From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 149 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2192 times:

Now if they would connect the AirTrain from JFK to LGA......... That would be sweeeeeet!

User currently offlineairliner371 From United States of America, joined Aug 2012, 1774 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2147 times:

Quote:
Now if they would connect the AirTrain from JFK to LGA......... That would be sweeeeeet!

Or build a post security JFK train to post security LGA...    That would make JFK international connections to LGA domestic flights so easy. (Sadly that won't ever happen)

[Edited 2012-09-20 18:53:05]


"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."- HF
User currently offlinespiritair97 From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 1231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2044 times:

Quoting airliner371 (Reply 8):
Or build a post security JFK train to post security LGA... That would make JFK international connections to LGA domestic flights so easy. (Sadly that won't ever happen)

Agreed, that would make it easier. When I flew frm NAS to LGA in August their was a lady next to me connecting on AF to CDG and because we were 1.5 hours late, she had a very tight connection (about two hours to get off the plane, get her bags, get to JFK, clear security and immigration again, and get to her gate).


User currently offlineMir From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 22417 posts, RR: 55
Reply 10, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2000 times:

Dear god no. The Port is a disaster, and the fewer airports they manage, the better.

-Mir



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User currently offlineN62NA From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4907 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1724 times:

Quoting STT757 (Reply 3):

The PATH extension to EWR is tremendous news, it's cost effective ($600 Million), not too complicated logistically (1.5 mile extension alongside the NEC) and offers huge benefits for both NY and NJ. It will provide a one seat ride from the Santiago Calavatrava hub currently being built at the World Trade Center directly to Newark airport. It will hopefully spur some growth on both ends.

That IS good news!!!


User currently offlinebjorn14 From Norway, joined Feb 2010, 4228 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1610 times:

Quoting Mir (Reply 10):
Dear god no. The Port is a disaster, and the fewer airports they manage, the better.

   My thoughts exactly when I read the title. I was doing a consulting project with them a few years ago and we were offering them free money for 1 piece of paper that would have had no material effect on their ops (except make it grow) and they said no.



"I want to know the voice of God the rest is just details" --A. Einstein
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