N.C. bill could lead to new airport for UNC Chapel Hill

July 4, 2008

AOPA is supporting a measure before the North Carolina legislature that could be the first step to the creation of a new airport in Orange County. S.B.1925, which is now before the state House, would give the University of North Carolina (UNC) system the power to create airport authorities, a move that could pave the way for a new airport near Chapel Hill. Despite active opposition from AOPA and local pilots, UNC Chapel Hill has long planned to close Horace Williams Airport. Read more on AOPA Online.