Tiny airport jostling for a sliver of Atlanta's air traffic
Paulding airport's backers maintain that commercial flights could begin late next year
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 - 5:50 AM
Two years ago, Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport applied for a commercial licence so it can introduce two flights a week. It has since encountered stiff opposition, led by Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and the city of Atlanta, home to the world's most bustling airport, Hartsfield-Jackson.
AIRPORTS do not get much smaller than Silver Comet Field at Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport, where an undeveloped two-lane road weaves to a church-quiet setting framed by small hills.
On a recent weekday morning, four small business jets were planted on the tarmac, if it...