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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"...an act of domestic terrorism."
Source: The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
commenting on a resolution to condemn the demolition of Meigs
Field. The resolution notes that Meigs "was
destroyed on March 31, 2003 by Mayor Daley in an effort to close
the airport for his own personal reasons but claiming homeland
security as an excuse." In their resolution, the commission called
upon the Department of Homeland Security to prohibit restrictions
on or closures of public use airports on claims of national
security without the Department's concurrence and a specific