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Sketch provided by Idaho County Airport manager Mike Cook, outlining the two phases of the July-August taxiway closures. Barricades will be placed to direct aircraft traffic, and during phase 1 an aircraft escort will be required to access the fuel facility.

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Taxiway closures scheduled to maintain aircraft activity

'This will be an inconvenience to pilots, but the runway remains open'

Construction work currently under way at the Idaho County Airport will put completion to last year’s multi-million-dollar runway and taxiway reconstruction project. Fixed-wing pilots will still be able to use the facility, though a west end portion of the taxiway will be closed for this phase of work, set to last 10 days; and the east end will be closed for improvements tentatively starting Wednesday, Aug. 2, and last about a week. Taxiway work was broken into two phases so aircraft could still use the facility.

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Taxiway closure starts Tuesday, July 25, at the Idaho County Airport

Fixed-wing aircraft will still be able to use facility

Construction work starts at the Idaho County Airport on Tuesday, July 25. A portion of the taxiway will be closed during this approximate 10-day period, as will a second portion during another closure tentatively set to start Aug. 8 and last around five days.

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