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Runway reconstruction has JFK preparing for summer delays

FAA changes air traffic control procedures to minimise congestion; airlines cut some flights

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The runway reconstruction involves ripping out the existing asphalt and replacing it with 220,000 cubic yards of concrete.

New York

IN mid-March, travellers trying to fly out of John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) got a bitter taste of the misery that can prevail when a major hub finds itself with only one working runway. The start of a year-long rebuilding effort on one of the airport's four main...

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