Airport Modernization Plan Facing Stiff Opposition

Mayor Hahn's plan to improve LAX safety and access receives major blow with departure of two top supporters.
April 9, 2004, 11am PDT | Erin Clark
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"When Mayor James K. Hahn unveiled his plan for a massive modernization of Los Angeles International Airport in the wake of 9/11, he promised reconfigured runways and new terminals and security that would keep travelers safe from terrorists. Two and half years later, however, the plan has come under relentless criticism from surrounding communities, major airlines and City Council members. And now, its two leading champions have left Hahn's administration amid criminal probes into the awarding of airport contracts."

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Published on Thursday, April 8, 2004 in The Los Angeles Times
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