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2008-10-01 00:13:17

By Paul Snyder La Crosse Municipal Airport officials don't have an expansion plan in mind, but they'll take $379,000 in state and federal money to consider a project anyway. "I don't think there will be anything too soon," said Alderman Jim Bloedorn, who serves on the city's Aviation Board. "This city is more concerned about the bottom line than it is about general service." Gov. Jim Doyle last week committed the money to the airport for an engineering study on potential expansion or...

2008-06-26 03:02:25

By Steve Cahalan, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jun. 26--La Crosse is among 150 U.S. communities most likely to lose some or all airline service, according to a study done for the Business Travel Coalition. La Crosse Municipal Airport Manager Dan Wruck said BTC's announcement Wednesday surprised him. "We've had no indication of service cuts by Northwest or American or any of the (commuter airline) partners that Northwest has," Wruck said. The study looked at the 250 largest airports and...

2008-06-19 03:00:23

By Marcus, Samantha Construction slated to start this summer on a new La Crosse Municipal Airport hangar has been postponed indefinitely, airport officials said. The sluggish economy has cut demand and swelled costs of construction and materials. Airport officials had anticipated a $275,000 price tag for the new 10-stall hangar, but the price of steel has raised that estimate from $460,000 to more than $600,000, said Airport Manager Dan Wruck. The airport would have to charge $450 to...


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