There is usually a three week period in the NYC area typically around the end of July begining of August when there will be three weeks of mid to high '90s with high humidity, one or two days may reach the 100 degree mark.
The rest of the Summer the tempatures hover in the low to mid Eighties, with low to moderate humidity.
Newark is as close to sea level as you can get, it's adjacent to Port Newark.
In a perfect World Newark would have four pararell runways each 16,000ft long.
's three runways (11,000, 10,000, 6,800ft) work well for long haul flights, Fed Ex has a major hub at EWR
which they fly full MD
-11s to Asia (Via Anchorage) and Europe everyday.
The runway length of EWR
's runways is fine for 99.8% of EWR
's flights, spending Hundreds of Millions to extend the runways even more just to accomadate more cargo on SQ
's one daily flight is not worth the expense.
wants better perfomance on their EWR
-Hong Kong flight or if they are interested in launching their own EWR
-Singapore flight the best solution for CO
would be to order the 777-200LR, the superior performance and range of the 777-200LR will more than make up for the short falls of the current routes.
What's needed at EWR
is better runway spacing to reduce all delays.