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A Navy plan to build a practice landing field in Washington or Craven Counties has Beaufort County residents up in arms. They feel it would damage the economic future of Beaufort County. Martin discusses arguments for and against the project.
The U.S. Navy's plan to build an outlying landing field (OLF) in eastern North Carolina for jet fighters to practice aircraft carrier landings on land is drawing fire from numerous groups, both in-state and without. Since tundra swans and snow geese fly the skies in large numbers over the proposed landing area five months out of the year, safety is a major concern for wildlife, pilots, and the public. Jenkins discusses this highly controversial project.