Ribbon cutting marks takeoff for Pullman Airport runway
October 17, 2019
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport ended a month-long closure and three-year construction project with a ribbon-cutting event on the new 7,100 foot runway.
The airport was closed for a month to transition to the longer runway equipped with an Instrument Landing System to create a more reliable all-weather airport.
Pilots can now land with an instrument approach which uses radio signals and high-intensity lighting arrays.
Hundreds gathered last Thursday under a large tent located on the former runway to listen to speakers involved in the project. Those in attendance were then ushered out to th...