Letters to the Editor

Global warming could affect runway lengths

There was an interesting article by Sharon Begley in the June 6 edition of Newsweek. It was about weather around the world and the impact of global warming.

Of particular interest to the local debate on the length of the Hilton Head Island Airport runway was this: "Because warmer air provides less lift, airport runways around the world will have to be lengthened in order for planes to take off.

Let's get to it.

Lynn White-Ramos

Hilton Head Island