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Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

...the device in the luggage cleared a 300-foot radius around the security checkpoint, officials say. Airport manager John Parrott said the airport wasn't evacuated because agents saw the device didn't have a detonator.
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Medical jet blows tires, aborts takeoff

...originated in Colorado, stopped in Anchorage for refueling and was taking off for Seoul. The patient and a relative were transported to an Anchorage hospital. Airport manager John Parrott said debris was scattered over much of the runway.
Alaska Digest

...interfere with maneuvers. The soggy pruning is needed because of better water quality in lakes Hood and Spenard, said John Parrott, airport deputy director. Changes in deicing chemicals and wastewater procedures have cleaned up the water. "We...
Jetliner, cargo plane in near miss at Anchorage

...for US Airways Group Inc., would say only that the Tempe, Ariz.-based carrier was cooperating with the NTSB. John Parrott, manager of the Anchorage airport, said he had not heard of the incident Friday. "I'm a little puzzled that it...
Anchorage, Fairbanks airports to increase fees

...of operating the airport continues to go up, as fuel prices and de-icing chemicals and labor prices go up," said John Parrott, general manager at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.Most hourly parking rates at the garage and two main...
Anchorage airport planning to handle more traffic

...of people that had commented against the idea."I think it should have been removed," Moe said.Airport Manager John Parrott said the airport is looking to acquire city parkland through a land swap, even though there are no immediate plans...
FBI detains man suspected of calling in threats reported authorities are deciding whether to file charges in state or federal court.Airport manager John Parrott says the arrest followed an investigation by Anchorage police and the FBI.He says a man called a police dispatcher...
No body scanning X-ray machines in Alaska airports Alaska. The airports at Anchorage and Fairbanks may get them next fall. Anchorage International Airport manager John Parrott said he petitioned federal officials not to install the machines during the summer - Alaska's busiest flying season...
Regional News
Europe's largest cargo airline returns to Alaska

...Luxembourg. "This flight represents one of two new weekly, scheduled refueling stops in Alaska," airport manager, John Parrott said. "We are pleased that Cargolux has returned to the Alaska market and hope that this is the beginning of an upswing...
Regional News
Renovated terminal opens at Anchorage International Airport

...probably be worked on until next spring, but this is the last big part in our construction," said airport manager John Parrott. "After this, we should be just setting and running for a while." Passengers will start filtering through a new...


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