FAA History Lesson -- October 18, 2001
In case you ever wondered how long it took to get things back to normal after the 9/11 terrorist attacks...
I hope you never have a need to know this.
From the Update to FAA Historical Chronology 1997-2012 (A .pdf file)
"Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta announced that beginning the following Friday, October 26, flights at Reagan National Airport would be expanded to include 18 more cities, bringing to 26 the number of cities served by the airport after the president authorized its reopening. (See October 13, 2001; November 19, 2001.)"
October 17, 2013