Florida’s Page Field recognized for safety efforts

Posted on August 24th, 2014 by

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FAA Southern Region Airports Division recently honored Page Field with its 2013 General Aviation Airport Safety Award. This award is given annually to a general aviation airport that has taken actions, instituted programs or otherwise... Continue Reading →

Fuel sales up 10% at DuPage Airport

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – Sales of Jet A fuel at DuPage Airport in the first half of the year was up over 10% from 2013, the West Chicago-based general aviation facility reports. Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania to upgrade facilities at 20 airports

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has unveiled a $3.4 million state investment that will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs. Continue Reading →

Eastport Municipal Airport installs AWOS

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by

Belfort Instrument Co.has installed an AWOS AV at the Eastport Municipal Airport (EPM) in Eastport, Maine. The Belfort Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS AV) provides pilots with Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Wind Gusts, Temperature, Humidity, Dewpoint, Altimeter Setting, Density Altitude, and... Continue Reading →

Former LGB manager honored

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

LONG BEACH, CALIF. —  Chris Kunze, who managed the administration and operations of the Long Beach Airport (LGB) for nearly three decades, has been honored by the Southwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAAE) with the Wanamaker... Continue Reading →

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Insurer responds to request for afford airstrip liability coverage

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

For many airstrip owners, the provision of liability insurance coverage has been cost prohibitive.  Recently, the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF)  took on the project of examining the availability of airstrip liability insurance and found that, as is the case with... Continue Reading →

Montgomery Aviation slates Open House and Fly-In this Saturday at KTYQ

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Montgomery Aviation, the FBO at Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ) will host the eighth annual open house, fly-an, and air race on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue Reading →

Runway rehabilitation project begins at MYR Aug. 4

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Horry County Department of Airport (HCDA) began its $18 million runway 18/36 rehabilitation project at Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) Aug. 4. Continue Reading →

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Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center opens at Flabob Airport

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 by

BuildAPlane has joined with the Thomas Wathen Center in Riverside, California, to create a permanent facility that allows kids to build real airplanes.  The Katrina Bradshaw Memorial BuildAPlane Center is outfitted as a complete A&P facility providing tooling and materials... Continue Reading →

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Volunteers help reopen L88 runway

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Volunteers from Tehachapi, Bakersfield, Santa Maria and Shafter in California worked hard this past Saturday to assist the airport owner re-open the runway in New Cuyama, California. The group of 20 pilots and aviation enthusiasts were brought together by a common theme: Roll... Continue Reading →