Panama Airport to Extend Runway

13 September 2009 (Last Updated September 13th, 2009 18:30)

The Airport Authority of Panama City-Bay County International Airport in the US has approved plans to extend the airport's main runway. The project now requires approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. If the project goes ahead, the airport's runway will be extended

The Airport Authority of Panama City-Bay County International Airport in the US has approved plans to extend the airport's main runway.

The project now requires approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

If the project goes ahead, the airport's runway will be extended from 8,400ft to 10,000ft approval.

According to some reports, discussions have also been held on changing the name of the airport.