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US Airports With New Runways Coming?  
User currently offlineAtcboy73 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 2
Posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1910 times:

Can anyone tell me all the US airports that have new runways that have made it to the constructions phase?

I can think of IAH and MSP. DTW just opened up if I understand right.

Id just like to know about runways they have actually started building, not just in planning.

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User currently offlineFrequentFlyKid From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 1206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1870 times:

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is expanding. After much debate and red tape the construction has begun. The new 9,000' CAT III, Group V runways 6L/24R are the first step in getting CLE up to its full potential. The runway expansion is a part of a larger renovation and construction project at CLE right now.

User currently offlineBoeing nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1855 times:

Lambert St. Louis Int'l is well underway with razing houses for the future 12R/30L. This runway is also going to be 9,000' long.

User currently offlineAirplanetire From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1809 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1838 times:

ATL is supposed to get a new runway. There was a lot of uproar here a few months ago because the city was about to pay 300 million dollars just for the dirt! We'll get the runway sometime though I guess.

User currently offlineDoug From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 853 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1819 times:

Miami is building a 4th runway that is about 5 months into the construction phase.

User currently offlineChrisNH From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 4086 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1810 times:

Manchester, NH (MHT) is in the process of lengthening their longer runway (17/35) to over 9,500 feet (incl. displaced thresholds). The shorter of the two (6/24) will be the airport's only runway while the main runway is undergoing its rehab. 6/24 is now about 7,500 feet (incl. DT) and on it we handle UA 757s, US A321s, FedEx DC-10s and A300-600s, and UPS A300-600s and 757s...all daily (or nightly) visitors here.

Chris in NH


User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 59
Reply 6, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1777 times:

In Denver Int'l (DEN), they're building a 6th runway. It will be 16,000ft. and 200ft. wide.

It should be complete sometime next year, I don't know the full details though.

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User currently offlineAerLingus From China, joined Mar 2000, 2371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1756 times:

San Francisco Int'l (SFO/KSFO) is in the process of gaining approval for a massive runway project that would, under the most drastic plan, reconfigure all four runways.


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User currently offlineVafi88 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 17
Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

Like BA said we will have the 16,000 foot runway next year. I know that it will be at the end of the year, next year that it would be complete.


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User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 9, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1736 times:

At MSP the new runway being built (17/35) is being delayed. Now the 8,000ft. runway is supposed to open in late 2004 instead of late 2003.

Also, I heard improvements to the landing systems on the two parallel runways (12R/30L & 12L/30R) have been delayed slightly until 2002.



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User currently offlineLindy field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1728 times:
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There are plans being considered for building a second runway at San Diego's Lindbergh Field if more land becomes available at the adjacent Marine Training base. This might take place between 2010-2015. A better idea would be to select a site for a new airport altogether.

User currently offlineMah4546 From Sweden, joined Jan 2001, 32625 posts, RR: 72
Reply 11, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1723 times:

MIA's fourth runway (9,000ft?) will help relieve congestion at MIA. It will be used almost exclusively for domestic arrivals.


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User currently offlineAtcboy73 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1100 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1717 times:

Anyone know anything about new runways at CLT or CVG?

User currently offlineBaec777 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1231 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (12 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1714 times:

DFW International Airport, a new runway similar to Runway 35R/17L will be built to the west side of the airport close to runway 31L/13R & 36L/18R.

Current Runways:
1. 31L/13R
2. 36L/18R
3. 36R/18L
4. 35L/17R
5. 35C/17C
6. 35R/17L
7. 31R/13L

New Runway:
The 8th Runway will have to get a number both ends.

So you see current runway up top.. #2 & #3 needs to change.

After New Runway is completed and ready for use...

1. 31L/13R
2. 36L/18R (New Runway)
3. 36C/18C
4. 36R/18L
5. 35L/17R
6. 35C/17C
7. 35R/17L
8. 31R/13L

On that project for the 8th runway to be built, I dont know exactly how the DFW Apt Director Jeff Fegan will make it new runway as.

baec777


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