• MORRISVILLE-STOWE AIRPORT REOPENS IN MIDST OF $27 MILLION FACELIFT

    MORRISVILLE-STOWE AIRPORT REOPENS IN MIDST OF $27 MILLION FACELIFT

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    You could say the runway expansion at the state-owned Morrisville-Stowe State Airport started five years ago, when then-14-year-old Harrison Barr told his parents he wanted to learn to fly planes.

    Russell Barr said his son learned to pilot in what the community called a “bucket of bolts,” a 1960 Cessna 150. The local airport was rundown, its runway was crumbling, and flight training opportunities were hard to find, he said Tuesday morning at a ribbon-cutting to mark the airport’s reopening under new management — the Barrs.

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