New York plans Stewart International Airport runway upgrade

25 September 2011 (Last Updated September 25th, 2011 18:30)

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, US, is considering a $148m plan to rehabilitate the two runways at Stewart International Airport.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, US, is considering a $148m plan to rehabilitate the two runways at Stewart International Airport.

Planning work for the runway improvement project is expected to cost $2.5m.

The expansion includes upgrading runway electrical systems to bring them up to current FAA standards.

Once approved, construction work will begin by late 2012.