Previous month:
November 2008
Next month:
January 2009

Three New Runways Opened This Year

Three of the nations busiest airports have each opened new runways this past year.

The runway locations are: Washing Dulles IAD, Chicago O'Hare ORD, and Seattle-Tacoma SEA.

The Department Of Transportation estimates the new capacity will allow for an additional 330,000 takeoffs and landings each year.

Saturday's Quotable Traveler

icon"After nine days . . . I'd gotten used to the horizon, to the orderly rhythm of the ship, and all of a sudden the world came flooding back. I found myself looking at Nova Scotia and thinking about my mortgage."

- Sarah Ballard / Sports Illustrated