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Encyclopedia > Massachusetts Port Authority

Massachusetts Port Authority, or Massport, is an independent agency of the state of Massachusetts. It operates the airports, seaport, and Mystic River Bridge in Boston, Massachusetts. State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ... There are at least two rivers in New England called the Mystic River; this article is about them. ... Boston is the capital of and the largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. ...


Massport Facilities

KBOS is the airport identification code. ... Hanscom Field is an airport located in Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. ... The Port of Boston, centered on Boston, Massachusetts, is the largest seaport in Massachusetts. ... Bostons North End and the Tobin Bridge The James J. Tobin Memorial Bridge carries U.S. Highway 1 over the Mystic River in Massachusetts between Charlestown and Chelsea. ...

External links

  • Massport official website (http://www.massport.com/)

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Patronage, Far-Flung Roles Hinder Massachusetts Port Authority's Mission. | The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) ... (602 words)
In 1956, with the birth of the Massachusetts Port Authority, the airport became connected to a seaport, a bridge, and a small secondary airfield.
In the last decade, the authority has become something much bigger and more unwieldy: an airport, two secondary airports, a seaport, a bridge, a conference center, a tourism board, an international consulting firm, and a real estate office.
Intended by its founders to be insulated from politics, the authority's board is dominated by political loyalists to the governor.
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