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By Ken Stern 

Comment on possible new airport in Skagit County

 

August 31, 2022



Is a commercial airport in Skagit County possible to relieve pressure on SeaTac, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport? Washington State’s Commercial Aviation Coordination Commission has identified two county sites on their list of 10 possible locations. The Southwest location is Skagit Flats, between Highway 20 and La Conner. The Northwest location is Samish Flats. Both are opposed by at least Skagit Audubon, the Skagit Land Trust and Evergreen Islands.

A virtual public meeting today, Aug. 31, at 5:30 p.m. provides information and offers the opportunity to comment. Staff for the CACC...



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