Press Release Article


MEDIA ADVISORY - TETERBORO AIRPORT REOPENS FOR DEPARTING FLIGHTS FOLLOWING CRASH OF INBOUND AIRCRAFT

Date: May 15, 2017
Press Release Number: 93-2017

Following the crash of a LearJet on final approach to the Teterboro Airport, the airport is open for departing flights. The airport will continue to remain closed to incoming flights until further notice.

The plane crashed on Kero Road and Commerce Road in Carlstadt, N.J. shortly after 3:30 p.m., about a half-mile from Runway 1. The aircraft was traveling from Philadelphia.

Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


Web Site Disclaimer
© 2001-CurrentYear The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. All Rights Reserved.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
(212) 435-7000  •  4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10007