New Haven seeks change to Tweed airport deal; neighbors call it ‘window dressing’

Mark Zaretsky Sep. 22, 2021 | Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 9:15 a.m. ( Sept 22, 2021) NEW HAVEN — With a proposed 43-year lease extension for Tweed New Haven Regional Airport coming before the Board of Alders Thursday, city officials have submitted a proposed amendment that would remove all references to “eminent domain” and add hurdles to any potential …

New Haven approves new 43-year Tweed Airport lease; ‘dramatic improvement’ expected, mayor says

Mark Zaretsky Sep. 24, 2021 | Updated: Sep. 24, 2021 10:16 a.m ( Sept 24, 2021) NEW HAVEN — It came down to jobs, future economic development for the entire city and the region surrounding it. Read Full Article here.

Costs of Tweed improvements to terminals to accommodate Avelo rise up to $11 million

Mark Zaretsky Sep. 28, 2021 | Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 3:54 p.m. ( Sept 28, 2021) NEW HAVEN — The cost estimate has more than doubled for near-term improvements to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s existing facilities on the New Haven side of the airport to accommodate Avelo Airlines’ upcoming service, Tweed officials said Tuesday. Read Full Article here.

5 things to know about the expansion of Tweed-New Haven Airport

By KENNETH R. GOSSELIN HARTFORD COURANT |SEP 26, 2021 AT 6:00 AM ( Sept 26, 2021) HARTFORD — Tweed-New Haven Airport is ramping up efforts to establish itself as Connecticut’s second major airport alongside Bradley International, with its eye on air passengers from the New Haven area and the southern half of the state. Read Full Article here.

Construction Costs Double for Tweed New Haven Airport Renovations

Connecticut Public Radio | By Jim Haddadin, Walter Smith RandolphPublished September 22, 2021 at 9:43 PM EDT ( September 22,2021) All summer long, the Tweed New Haven Airport Authority has said an upgrade to its existing terminal would cost in the range of $5 million. Now, that price tag has more than doubled. The airport authority’s board of …

A voice against Tweed Airport’s expansion

CT VIEWPOINTS by GABRIELA CAMPOS-MATTESON SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 VIEW AS “CLEAN READ” ( Sept 3, 2021) I had the pleasure of speaking with Jorge Roberts, CEO of Avports after the recent press conference about expanding Tweed Airport. My heart was glad to be able to communicate in both Spanish and English, perhaps it was our way to …

FAA approves blueprint for Tweed airport expansion

TRANSPORTATION by JIM HADDADIN | CONNECTICUT PUBLIC RADIO SEPTEMBER 3, 2021. VIEW AS “CLEAN READ” ( Sept 3, 2021) Federal aviation officials have approved the blueprint for a major expansion at Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport, clearing another hurdle in the lengthy approval process for the $70 million project. Read Full Article here.

Communities Surrounding Logan Airport Exposed To Harmful Air Pollution, Research Finds

By Craig LeMoult September 24, 2019 ( September 24, 2019) This is the third story in a three-part series on transportation-related air pollution in the Boston area. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Research from several Boston-area universities shows a kind of air pollution that can lead to heart attacks and strokes is contaminating homes and schools …