Atlantic City To Help New York City Airplane Traffic?
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is looking at using Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township to help expand capacity for the region’s air traffic.
The Port Authority operates the New York City area’s three major airports — Newark Liberty, JFK and LaGuardia — in addition to two smaller airports in North Jersey and Newburgh, NY.
New York City’s three major airports handle more than 100 million passengers every year and delays at any of the three often have a ripple effect on air travel throughout the country. On the other hand, Atlantic City’s airport, which is operated by the South Jersey Transportation Authority, sees significantly less traffic.
While this plan would bring more people through ACY — and those people would potentially spend more money — are people who live around the airport in EHT, Mays Landing, and Absecon ready for more noise? Are we ready for more traffic going through the wonderfully designed traffic circle with a road through the middle of it that still doesn’t make sense? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!