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Japan’s Sendai Airport Makes Another Recovery Milestone

Last Thursday, the 17th of March, Sendai Airport amazingly opened nearly 5,000 feet of Runway 9/27 that had been washed over and covered in debris from a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake, and ensuing tsunami. The clearing of almost 5,000 feet of runway allowed for military relief flights to begin operating from the airport. As of…

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Japan’s Sendai Airport Opens Runway For Relief Efforts

Six days ago an 8.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Japan and a triggered a tsunami that washed over Sendai Airport, in the Miyagi Prefecture, 166 miles north of Narita Airport, turning the airport into a lake. As of today construction crews have cleared nearly 5,000 feet of runway 9/27, which is 9,842 feet in length. The…

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Japan’s Sendai Airport vs Mother Nature’s Tsunami

There are many actions mother nature can inflict to grind travel to a halt, wind, ice, turbulence, lightening … but today Mother Nature unleashed one of the most unpredictable and devastating actions in Japan, a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake. While this earthquake caused mass transit in Tokyo to stop entirely, something that almost never happens…

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