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New Compass Rose at Martin County Airport

Posted on September 20th, 2014 by

A new compass rose pad was recently constructed at the Martin County Airport in Stuart, Florida. Continue Reading →

Changes coming to North Texas airspace this week

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

The FAA is readying the launch of its second NextGen-related airspace revision project of the year, with significant changes to arrival and departure procedures over the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area scheduled to go into effect Thursday, Sept. 18. Continue Reading →

China planning town centered around general aviation

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

There are a number of towns in the United States where business aviation is big business, such as Wichita. But what about a town dedicated to general aviation, from the airport, to the convention center, to the places people live? That... Continue Reading →

Future of Santa Monica Airport on the November ballot

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Two opposing measures to decide the future of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in southern California will appear on the city ballot in November. The ballot is the latest weapon in what has become a contentious battle over the future of the... Continue Reading →

Fore! Washington airport debuts fly-in golf program

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

The city of Colville, Wash., has teamed with Dominion Meadows Golf Course to encourage GA pilots to fly into the city’s general aviation airport and play a round of golf at the adjacent golf course. Continue Reading →

WGN-TV’s WeatherBug camera now live at Lewis University

Posted on September 6th, 2014 by

WGN-TV has located one of its WeatherBug cameras on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville, Ill. The camera’s high power lens shows weather conditions on the campus and can be focused to provide views of conditions at the Lewis University... Continue Reading →

New air traffic control tower to open at KTME

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

BROOKSHIRE, Texas — A new air traffic control tower will open Oct. 1 at Houston Executive Airport (KTME). Continue Reading →

FAA grants more time to comment on hangar-use policy

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

The FAA will allow an additional 30 days to comment on its proposed hangar-use policy under an extension granted Tuesday following multiple requests from the GA community. Continue Reading →


IRK joins Avfuel network

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Kirksville Regional Airport (IRK) has joined the Avfuel network of FBOs, offering Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP points and more. Under the agreement Avfuel will supply its marketing programs and support, fuel and related aviation services. Continue Reading →

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

When the largest quake to hit Northern California since 1989 struck just south of Napa in the early morning of Aug. 24, its epicenter was less than 2 miles from Napa County Airport (APC), but the airfield stayed open and... Continue Reading →