Potomac Ferris wheel unlikely to be an issue for pilots

National Harbor in Prince George’s County is installing a $15 million Ferris wheel, to be called the Capital Wheel, on a pier on the Potomac River. Real estate magnate Milt Peterson sees the ride as a way to bring more guests — especially families — to his multibillion-dollar project, which includes outlet stores, hotels, restaurants and — soon — a casino. Read related article.

A look at the scale of the planned ferris wheel in D.C.
Sources: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and Peterson Cos.. Richard Johnson/The Washington Post. Published on January 15, 2014, 11:01 p.m.
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