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Waterloo Council Hears from Airport Users, Decides to Put Off Voting on Runway Shutdown

It’s been discussed and debated for years, but one-of-the-three Waterloo Regional Airport runways…the shorter one they call “6-24,”…has avoided being shut down by the city council, at least for the next three weeks. Airport Director Keith Kaspari is recommending that the 78-year old strip, which was re-built 39 years ago, be de-commissioned due to its…read more »

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Two Injured When Helicopter Crashes in Independence

A helicopter crash in Independence yesterday(Tues) afternoon occurred when the copter collided with a hangar and a parked aircraft, according to a Federal Aviation Administration notice. The FAA release indicated there were two people on board, with one suffering minor injuries and the other whose condition was unknown. The crash  occurred during a flying lesson.…read more »

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