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Allentown wants to buy part of Queen City Airport property

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 15 2013 12:12:50 PM CDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The city of Allentown says it's ready to make a deal with the Queen City Airport.

The city currently leases an eight-acre slice of land at the airport, which is used by its streets department.

Now it wants to buy that land.

Mayor Ed Pawlowski's office says the city has sent a letter to the Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority indicating its interest in the land, but there's been no response.