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ITO Runway Maintenance Scheduled

October 6, 2015, 3:03 PM HST
* Updated October 6, 3:11 PM
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Residents of the Hilo and Keaukaha areas may notice an increase in air traffic over their areas nightly between Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 as a result of airfield maintenance work at Hilo International Airport.

Runway 8-26 will close nightly for airfield maintenance and runway painting between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly.

Flight patterns will be modified to use Runway 3-21.

The work is weather pending and could be extended if weather conditions aren’t favorable.

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