PORTLAND, Maine — The primary runway at Portland Worldwide Jetport is again in operation, ending disruptions throughout building.
The runway reopened three days forward of schedule on Friday, permitting resumption of regular flight patterns and a restoration of the airport’s instrument touchdown system.
In the course of the closure, flights had been utilizing a shorter one and a few needed to be diverted throughout occasions of poor visibility.
It additionally triggered a change in air visitors patterns over Portland, South Portland, Scarborough and Westbrook, with low-flying plane passing over neighborhoods unaccustomed to the noise.
The $13.7 million challenge that started April 18 concerned repaving the 7,200-foot runway along with putting in new LED lighting.