Nearly 70 athletes and coaches from Iowa left the Des Moines Internationalairport this afternoon to take part in the Special Olympics World Games inRaleigh-Durham, North Carolina. It was all part of the Special OlympicsAirlift in which companies donate their jets to provide free travel for theathletes. Put together by the Cessna Aircraft Company spokesman Mike Fuhrmansays companies from across the state have provided the transportation.More than 275 aircraft will be used nationwide and Fuhrman says it helps theSpecial Olympics keep travel costs low.More than two thousand athletes nationwide are being airlifted to NorthCarolina.