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Port Authority chief says Stewart to become major gateway

Jun 14, 2018 6:30 am
MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, operator of Stewart International Airport, has plans for the Newburgh area airport to become a "major international gateway." Speaking at the Orange County Partnership's Most Valuable Partner breakfast June 13, Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton said the facility will become a major player in the region, especially after construction of the federal inspection station at the terminal is completed. “The customs and immigration facility is really an event for us and we are committed in terms of having Stewart become a truly major international gateway, not just to the Hudson Valley – although that is going to be an enormous driver – but to be a gateway to the entire metropolitan area,” Cotton said. The Port Authority was named the 2018 Orange County Partnership’s MVP. The Partnership is a business development agency. Read the full story at MidHudsonNews [dot] com