PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Winter is coming and the Philadelphia International Airport is prepared to battle the snow, sleet, slush and ice. The airport hosted a snow equipment demonstration this morning, where they unveiled their impressive new plows.
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Employees selected names for the equipment.
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Airport COO Keith Brune talked about the new machinery.
“The airport just recently purchased seven additional pieces of snow equipment to complement the seven multi-function pieces we already have,” Brune said. “They are fully contained units with 22-foot plow on the front, a 19-foot broom in the middle that allows us to make a single pass down a runway or taxiway, clear the snow off, and then broom up behind it so we get a nice clean surface.”MORE NEWS: 'The Whole World Is Going To See It': Art From Nebinger Elementary Students To Be Featured On National Christmas Tree
One of these multi-function plows costs $860,000.