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Apple Maps offers dangerous express route to Alaskan airport, across active runway

Visitors to Alaska who are making their way to Fairbanks International Airport using Apple Maps, should beware: a glitch in the app has been taking unobservant drivers onto a runway.The manager of Fairbanks International Airport, Jessie VanderZanden, says the route is gated and clearly marked 'DO NOT ENTER - ACTIVE RUNWAY'. Yet, on two different occasions, travellers have made their...
  Visitors to Alaska who are making their way to Fairbanks International Airport using Apple Maps, should beware: a glitch in the app has been taking unobservant drivers onto a runway. 

  The manager of Fairbanks International Airport, Jessie VanderZanden, says the route is gated and clearly marked 'DO NOT ENTER - ACTIVE RUNWAY'. Yet, on two different occasions, travellers have made their way into harm's way. 

  Click 'Listen' to hear Jesse VanderZanden. 

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