$6.4B Philly Airport Expansion Inches Toward Takeoff

Law360, Philadelphia (May 21, 2013, 5:26 PM EDT) -- The Philadelphia City Planning Commission on Tuesday signed off on two land acquisition bills key to a $6.4 billion expansion of Philadelphia International Airport, paving the way for a full vote by the City Council.

The two bills would allow for the purchase of 14.2 acres of land in Delaware County, Pa., adjacent to the airport and would ultimately pave the way for the construction of a fifth runway at the facility, which is the ninth-busiest airport in the U.S.

The land would not be used...
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