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A hijacked fuel truck collided with a small aircraft, forcing a Boeing 767 to veer off the runway. That was storyline behind a disaster drill at Dulles International Airport Saturday testing the response of emergency crews from 10 surrounding communities.
Fairfax County Supervisor Pat Herrity wants the county to consider selling the air rights above the new Silver Line and to use the proceeds to reduce tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.
A Capitol Hill hearing into the corruption case of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority turned into a turf war between lawmakers.
National Airport is enjoying a record level of activity and improvements are planned to keep up with that growth.
"We do not like the thought of our station being the last station on the line," MWAA Chief Jack Potter told his board of directors during a meeting Wednesday. "We do not have the ability, long term, to accommodate commuters on this airport property."
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The construction of a new $6 billion, 23-mile rail line to Dulles Airport appears to have wide support in the region even as controversy continues to escalate over its financing.
Leaders from the 13-member Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority responded Wednesday to claims from an Inspector General audit stating the agency has lax management and accountability, and spent public money on lavish trips and dinners.
An audit of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the board overseeing the Dulles Rail Project, finds the organization is not transparent in its financial dealings and lacks safeguards to make sure its own rules are followed.
The nearly $2.8 billion first phase of the Dulles Rail project is now officially expected to come in over budget.
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board members said Wednesday that the county has requested an additional 30 days to review the scope of the project to make a decision.
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