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11 September 2019 By Sam Thompson Online Journalist Global News
A runway at Winnipeg’s airport will be re-opening after six months of repairs.
The Winnipeg Airports Authority said runway 13/31, which was closed for extensive rehabilitation in April, is re-opening Saturday.
The runway needed pavement repairs, upgrades to its runway lights, and drainage improvements.
Once the runway is re-opened, air traffic will return to its normal flight paths, which will affect a number of local areas.
Fort Garry-Riverview, Fort Richmond, west Fort Rouge, northeast Fort Whyte, Headingley, Riel, River Heights, Seine River, Southdale, St. Francois-Xavier, east St. James, St. Vital, east Tuxedo, and west Wolseley will all see a return to pre-construction air traffic.
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