Mayor to Speak at Airport Expansion Meeting

WHEN: Tuesday, February 27, 2007
WHERE: Hilton Palm Beach Airport, 150 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach

02/27/07 – City of West Palm Beach Mayor Lois J. Frankel will join City leaders, neighborhood presidents, and concerned area residents in voicing opposition to the proposed Palm Beach International Airport expansion at a meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at 5:00 P.M. at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport Hotel, 150 Australian Avenue.

A group of neighborhood association presidents has fears that the doubling of the airport’s capacity would further exacerbate noise, pollution, and congestion problems. The group is also calling for immediate improvements to current noise and pollution issues. The neighborhood leaders and area residents will express their concerns at the FAA meeting.

For Additional Information:
West Palm Beach Public Information Officer @
(561) 822-1433 / 822-1411 or webpio@wpb.org