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Anchorage airport planning to handle more traffic

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage airport officials are looking to manage increased traffic by improving existing infrastructure, without adding a new runway.However...
Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

ANCHORAGE - Inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service made an unusual discovery at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in September: more than 200 live baby turtles.
Anchorage airport officer in prostitution sting

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage airport police officer remains on duty pending the outcome of his arrest in a prostitution sting. Chief Lauri Burkmire told the Anchorage...
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Japan Airlines cargo plane bumps vehicle at Anchorage airport

ANCHORAGE - No one was injured when a Japan Airlines 747 bumped an airport vehicle at the Anchorage airport. The airport operations manager, Jim Iagulli, told The Anchorage Daily News damage was minor. The vehicle was repairing lighting...
'Pipe bomb' found in carry-on at Anchorage airport

...the pipe bomb appeared to lack a triggering device.No motive is yet known.At 1:55 p.m., screeners at the Anchorage airport's only security checkpoint for ticketed passengers discovered the small explosive device in the carry-on luggage...
Kenai Kardinals fly over Juneau

...back on the plane at noon tomorrow (Friday) and heading your way."The Kenai team had been put on hold at the Anchorage airport for five hours before boarding the initial flight toward Juneau."We were all excited to get traveling," Tilly...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

ANCHORAGE - An item found in an oil worker's carry-on luggage at Anchorage airport was an improvised explosive device and there was no malicious intent to use it, an agent for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco...
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Security gaps found at Anchorage airport

...4 million passengers start their travel at the Anchorage airport each year. The airport's performance showed more...issued 127 violations and $76,930 in fines to the Anchorage airport, airlines and passengers. Southwest Florida International...
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...Office withheld some pertinent negative information from his defense team. I have always found it offensive that the Anchorage Airport and the Marine Research Institute in Juneau carries Stevens' name.Attacking Begich as Simpson did for choosing...
Recession hurts Anchorage air cargo business

...the air cargo business at the Anchorage airport. There's a hiring freeze...last July and this March, the Anchorage airport dropped from its No. 3 ranking...Average monthly revenue at the Anchorage airport has dropped from $10 million...


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