New York JFK's longest commercial runway was closed yesterday for four months of construction and repair work that will force a reduction in overall arrivals and departures by nearly 20% and resulted in delays averaging 100 min. on the first day, according to FAA's Air Traffic Control System Command Center. Work on 14,572-ft. runway 13R-31L will cost some $376.3 million and will be funded by FAA ($83.9 million) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ($292.4 million). It is the ...

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