Rising sea levels could affect your flight. Airports at water's edge are trying to make sure they don't

Rob Freudenberg has studied climate impacts on New York area airports for the Regional Plan Association. He says solutions don't come easy or cheap.

"You know if you're talking about airports on the edge of the sea, the most likely thing you would think to do is build a higher wall around that airport," Freudenberg said. "But there is a point at which you can't build a wall so high that an airplane couldn't clear it. So this is a tricky thing with airports."

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