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BWI runway closures set for overnight this weekend

Friday - 5/17/2013, 3:21am  ET

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- Commercial runways will be temporarily closed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

Officials say the runway closures, which will occur during late-night hours, are needed as part of airfield improvement work.

One runway is scheduled to be closed from 11 p.m. on Friday through 4 p.m. on Sunday. The other runway is scheduled to be closed from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

A separate runway will be used for most commercial operations, though officials say late-night airport operations are limited to begin with.

Bad weather could postpone the work.


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