US Dept. of Transportation, while not formally setting a final cap for flights at Newark, said in a filing issued Friday that its study of operations at the airport over the past year revealed that average capacity was 83 flights per hr. DOT announced last week that flights would be capped at 82-83 per hour at JFK likely starting in March and that a cap would also be imposed at EWR (ATWOnline, Dec. 21). It said in the filing, which officially designated Newark as a "Level 3" congested ...

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