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Why was a very large airplane at ILM on Feb. 2, 2012?

Julian March
StarNews
Atlas Air

A Boeing 767 operated by Atlas Air landed Feb. 2, 2012, at Wilmington International Airport. (Contributed photo)

The large plane was a Boeing 767 and it flew into Wilmington International Airport on Feb. 2, 2012, said airport director Jon Rosborough.

The jet, which was chartered from Atlas Air, brought more than 100 Dutch troops to North Carolina to train at Camp Lejeune, he said.

The troops arrived on Feb. 2 and are scheduled to depart on Feb. 17, 2012.

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2 Responses to “ Why was a very large airplane at ILM on Feb. 2, 2012?”

  1. On February 8, 2012 at 4:38 pm Susan wrote:

    Does anyone know why recently for about two weeks there was a large very well lit “X” in the middle of the runway that can be seen from the MLK parkway?

  2. On February 8, 2012 at 4:50 pm Jim Ware wrote:

    It was related to runway work. More information can be found here: http://backseat.blogs.starnewsonline.com/10348/whats-with-the-large-xs-at-ilm/