Wednesday, October 05, 2022
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The roughly 2,800-foot-long runway of the Warden Airport, looking south. Currently, aircraft taking off in this direction veer to the left, over the growing city of Warden. However, port commissioners voted to submit an application to the Federal Aviation Administration to change the south-bound take-off pattern to the right, guiding aircraft over farmland instead.

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Port of Warden to repair airport runway despite lack of state funds
July 24, 2022 1:47 p.m.

Port of Warden to repair airport runway despite lack of state funds

WARDEN — The Port of Warden is going to spend $22,000 to seal the cracks in its airport runway despite the refusal of the Washington State Department of Transport to award the port a grant for the project. “If we’re going to have an airport, we need to take care of it,” said Commissioner Benjamin Leavitt during a regular meeting of the Port of Warden Commission on Thursday...