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Delayed Aerospace Project Secures Final Financing

By Pat Bradley

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Plattsburgh, NY – After a five year delay, officials from the Montreal based Laurentian Aerospace were at the Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning to announce that they had secured final financing for a 175-million dollar project to construct a jetliner maintenance facility on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. As North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, originally announced in 2006, the economic recession delayed financing of the project.