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Old 12-20-2012, 03:54 PM   #1
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Default Alaskan town home to airport with no planes and harbor with no road

Alaskan town home to airport with no planes and harbor with no road
By Eric Pfeiffer, Yahoo! News Reporter
Yahoo! News | The Sideshow Tue, Nov 20, 2012

Alaskan town home to airport with no planes and harbor with no road | The Sideshow - Yahoo! News
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Remember Alaska's infamous bridge to nowhere? Well, another town in "Seward's Icebox" has upped the ante after building an unused $75.5 million airport and a $29 million harbor with no roads connecting to the town.

The Aleutians community of Akutan is home to just over 1,000 seasonal workers and 75 full-time residents, though only about five boats, as KUCB reports.

"I personally own half a vessel," Akutan mayor Joseph Bereskin told the publication. Though, for the record, Bereskin says he supported construction of the harbor and hopes it will...
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