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By Jana Mathia
Gazette Reporter 

Port considers petition for avgas at Colfax airport


April 25, 2019

A list signed by seven petitioners advocating installation of fuel service at the Port of Whitman Business Air Center at Colfax prompted discussion by port commissioners April 18.

Port Chair Kristine Meyer noted the board would like to grant the requests, but a “permanent fuel station doesn’t pencil out at this point for us.”

The petition was circulated at last year’s fly-in at the Colfax Airport which was sponsored by the Lewiston Experimental Aircraft Association.

Four of the petitioners have airplanes at the airport, and three were visitors that day for the fly-in.

Meyer did a...

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