Date: Aug 29, 2014
Press Release Number: 177-2014
Miss America contestants will arrive in New Jersey aboard a chartered PEOPLExpress aircraft at Atlantic City International Airport on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, launching a two-week celebration that culminates in the crowning of the 2015 Miss America in the historic Atlantic City competition finals on September 14.
Media wishing to film and photograph the plane's arrival and interview contestants after they disembark should arrive at the airport by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, park in the airport's commercial lot directly across from the passenger terminal, proceed to the terminal's arrivals hall, and follow signs for media check-in.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.