2,754. 9/20/2001

“It’s been similarly quiet the past 10 days at Jacksonville Municipal Airport [Illinois], where air traffic is entirely made up of private pilots and flight lessons. The ban on private planes was just lifted this week. ‘Nothing was going on at all until two days ago [September 20, 2001], when the private pilots were allowed to take off.’ …airport manager Don Bangert said.”

 – Natalie Morris, “Private Pilots Flying,” The State Journal-Register, Sep. 22, 2001

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