Monday, February 06, 2012
Oregon airports will soon get money from the federal aviation bill, opening up more flights from PDX to the East Coast.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $66 billion federal aviation bill last week and the Senate is expected to do the same this week. In Oregon, the bill will mean direct flights from PDX to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. for the very first time.
It also provides airport improvement funds that will be used to update runways and aging radar systems all across the state of Oregon.
Read more at NWCN.