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Byline: Adam Lisberg
Jul. 17--NEW YORK--The skies above New York are crammed to capacity. There's no room to build runways at the area's airports. People who live under flight paths don't want any more air traffic overhead, and travelers are tired of endless delays.
Yet there's room to grow within those constraints, if airports are given more control over how many flights and what kind of planes can use their runways at crucial times, said aviation experts and lawmakers Monday. They testified at a congressional hearing about the region's air travel headaches.
Experts say one solution would be to charge higher landing fees at peak times or force airlines to use larger planes on busy routes. But airport operators like the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs all …