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St. Pete City Council approves Albert Whitted runway expansion study

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St. Pete City Council unanimously approved a runway extension feasibility study for downtown’s Albert Whitted Airport. But the measure came with some lackluster support. The $50,000 study would be funded largely through a state grant with City Council kicking in just $10,000. The study itself would take just about four months or so and would then require approval from Federal Aviation Agency to begin a much more lengthy environmental assessment. And that’s where the waters get murky. Council member Steve Kornell…

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