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A zookeeper at the zoo closest to your school has heard that you're good at calculating how long a runway you'll need to get your plane off the ground. She's got sixteen tons of gangling giraffes that she needs to get to Washington, DC, and she wants you to fly them to their new home. To do this, you will need to call your local airport and ask them the following questions:

1. How long is the longest runway at this airport? How short is the shortest runway at this airport?

2. How big are the planes that land at this airport? What is the maximum cargo/passenger weight for the planes at this airport?

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