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Old Jan 11, 11, 8:54 pm
Olton Hall
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Originally Posted by golfingboy View Post
Perhaps has something to do with the runaways being too close to each other thus reducing the # of departures/arrivals EWR can handle within a given hour?

What about LGA? I am flying there on Thursday AM...
That is the reason for EWR. Don't know about LGA and winds but things should be fine for Thursday provided the aircraft are in position to make the flight there.
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