City airports ready for next winter blast

(AP) - Officials with the Port Authority of NewYork and New Jersey, which operates the three major New Yorkmetropolitan area airports, say all are ready

NEW YORK - (AP) - Officials with the Port Authority of NewYork and New Jersey, which operates the three major New Yorkmetropolitan area airports, say all are ready with equipment andsupplies for the approaching snowstorm.

Spokesman Ron Marsico says standard storm preparations are underway, and no major changes have been ordered since the last storm.More than 200 pieces of heavy snow equipment, including multi-useplowers, are available, as well as snow melting machines than canliquefy up to 500 tons of snow an hour.

There are also 2,000 tons of salt, and more than 1,500 tons ofsand available for airport roads and parking lots.

Marsico says airport terminals usually remain open duringinclement weather, even if flights are grounded.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say a 44-year-old Schuylerville man was stabbed 1 Police: Schuylerville man stabbed to death
We asked Bronx residents if they believe in 2 Word on the Street: Extraterrestrial life
National Be Humble Day encourages people to go 3 Word on the Street: Be Humble Day
At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 4 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
A Bronx landlord accused of stabbing his tenant 5 Landlord accused of stabbing tenant to death in the Bronx

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE