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Trumped flights

Runway resurfacing begins, board discusses inability to house larger jets


April 18, 2018

Joshua Wood

A rotomiller works to resurface the Shively Airfield runway Thursday.

"As early as January I mentioned we were having inquiries from 757s that wanted to come in. One of those was the one that was just in Cheyenne."

Robert "Bob" Maddox informed the Saratoga Airport Board during its regularly scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. on April 11 of the missed opportunity to land "Trump Force One," Donald Trump's private jet, at Shively Airfield in late March. As was reported in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, the plane landed in Cheyenne while Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump vacationed in Saratoga.

"It was a missed opportunity. It would certainly have been nice business for us, bu...

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