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Charlotte Douglas airport reopens 4th runway
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 03/18/2014 - 9:37pm.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport has reopened its fourth runway after a review ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Charlotte Observer reported the reopening of the airport's shortest runway comes after the FAA had ordered it closed because of safety concerns.

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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Cape Fear Fair & Expo
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 5:57pm.

videoThe Cape Fear Fair and Expo is finally underway! George Elliott stopped by to take it all in and give us the scoop on opening day.

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FAA to award ILM with $5.4M grant to improve airport runway
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 10:35am.

Wilmington International Airport will soon get funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve an existing runway, according to a news release.

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ILM tests emergency plan through mass casualty exercise
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sat, 10/22/2011 - 11:13am.

Several New Hanover County and Wilmington agencies participated in the response. About 50 people volunteered to be victims of the simulated plane crash, which caught on fire and separated on the tarmac at ILM. The victims role played, each assigned different injuries.

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ILM gears up for holiday travel
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Sun, 11/21/2010 - 9:21pm.

Airports will be bustling with Thanksgiving travelers this week and new security screenings which include pat-downs are grabbing the attention of travelers nationwide.

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Holiday travel filling up quickly
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/10/2008 - 5:29pm.

videoIf you haven't made your holiday travel plans, you're not out of luck, yet. Most people say the economy won't stop them from traveling this holiday season, but airport officials say some folks are waiting to book their flights.

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Coastal Carolina Air Show soars into Wilmington
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Thu, 04/17/2008 - 5:32pm.

videoIf you're looking for a thrill, look no further than this year's Coastal Carolina Air Show.

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Clear Skies for Holiday Travelers
Submitted by on Sun, 11/25/2007 - 7:35pm.

Millions of people were expected to be traveling through airports over the holiday weekend, but flights in and out of Wilmington International took off without a hitch.

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