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Portland Jetport main runway open again

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Irwin Gratz
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Maine Public
Portland Jetport paving project.

The main runway at Portland International Jetport re-opened Friday, three days ahead of schedule, after a paving project.

During the closure, flights were using a shorter runway and some had to be diverted during times of poor visibility.

The 13.7 million dollar project began April 18 and included repaving the 7,200-foot runway and installing new LED lighting.