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Three 2014 GMC Sierra 2500 diesel pickups, purchased by the Grand Junction Regional Airport in 2013, have been sold back to Fuoco Motors for $147,000 because they were “impractical for everyday use,” according to Fidel Lucero, airport fleet supervisor.


Airport Authority sells back three trucks to dealership

Three 2014 GMC Sierra 2500HD pickups no longer will ply the tarmac of Grand Junction Regional Airport, not that they did much anyway.
The Airport Authority has sold the three trucks, purchased in 2013 for $151,520, for $147,000 to Fuoco Motors, the dealership from which they were purchased.
The authority board is to decide how to deal with the sale proceeds.

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