Then comes the ABC News report, in which they traveled to the airport to interview … well, they had to wait around a while until anyone showed up at the airport. To be fair, the airport does run more than the 3 commercial flights per day that is reported – some charter flights and private pilots use the airport. Then again, it still receives a lot of taxpayer funding.
Congressman John Murtha’s monument to himself – John Murtha airport – has gotten a lot of coverage lately. First, here is the CNN Clip, in which the airport manager gets stumped when asked why the airport needed $800,000 to repave a backup runway, which is in fine condition.