Title

An article on the Portland International Jetport, which is gaining in passengers

Authors

Patrick Morris

Source

Down East

Date

1-1-2001

Pages

52-53, 70-72

Abstract

An article on the Portland International Jetport, which is gaining in passengers despite the lure of cheaper fares at Logan Airport in Boston and Manchester Airport in New Hampshire. But for a mysterious zigzag in the boundary line, Portland's airport would be in South Portland, as much of its facilities are. Passengers take off and land in South Portland, and the economic development attributed to the airport is largely felt in South Portland. Fairchild Semiconductor and National Semiconducter's plants are in South Portland because of the airport. Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield recently relocated its corporate offices to South Portland. With a history of the airport and details on its advantages and disadvantages as an airport.

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