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Consultants: Tweed Airport could do much better with longer runway

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - Experts are now weighing in on a controversial expansion proposal for Tweed Airport Thursday. 

According to the New Haven Register, consultants are recommending that state restrictions on runway length be eliminated. 

Related: Tweed New Haven Airport runway expansion plans delayed for this legislative session

They say the airport could bring in billions of dollars to the state and local economy with a longer runway which would allow more airlines to fly some of their aircraft into the airport. 

This would possibly expand the number of destination you can fly to from New Haven. 

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