ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The contract to manage Vermont's Caledonia County airport is set to expire at the end of the week and an effort to reach a new agreement is hung up on whether flying lessons, a maintenance facility and other services should be offered at the airport, located in Lyndonville.
Currently the Vermont Pilots Association manages the airport under a contract with the state.
The association and the aviation section of the Vermont Agency of Transportation are both hopeful an agreement can be reached.
The Caledonian Record says the pilots' association doesn't believe there's enough business to justify a flying school and aircraft rental or charter services.
But the state's Guy Rouelle says the services are an essential and needed to make the airport attractive.
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