Airport Readies for Summer, Bigger Planes, More Visitors
Nina Tarnawsky

From its beginnings as a Navy base during World War II to its present-day status as the Island’s only commercial airport, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has seen a number of airlines come and go. For the past 20 years the main, year-round airline has been Cape Air, with a seasonal presence from U.S. Air bringing in flights from New York and Washington, D.C. This summer, two new airlines began service to the Island. JetBlue and Delta are flying from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and will continue service until Labor Day.

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Two Acre Tract at Airport Eyed for Motocross Track
Remy Tumin

After losing their motocross track in West Tisbury, the Vineyard dirt bikers may have a new home.

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport commission is considering issuing shared use agreement for a recreational motorcycle riding area at the airport. The two-acre parcel is currently used for staging construction materials and would continue to hold those materials in concert with the track.

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