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Kodiak: Military to help build airstrip for Old Harbor

Kodiak Daily Mirror
Published: July 5th, 2012 11:27 PM
Last Modified: July 5th, 2012 11:28 PM

KODIAK -- The government program that grounded a landing craft on a Kodiak island will next year bring a new airstrip to Old Harbor....

..... As envisioned by the Old Harbor economic development plan, the runway will be a key component in the city's future, working alongside the city's new dock.

Fish processors have visited Old Harbor to judge its suitability for a processing plant, and a longer runway will allow large aircraft to take off and land. Old Harbor could then become a more important stop in the "fish bus" route that delivers fresh seafood by air from places like Dillingham, King Salmon and Kodiak to Anchorage.....

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