Connecticut’s Hartford-Brainard Airport (KHFD) provides numerous benefits to the city and its business community, and efforts should be made to boost investment in the downtown facility to maximize its value, according to a state report. [Read more…]
The National Oceanic and Aeronautic Administration Hurricane Hunters weather squadron will be moving its staff of about 100 and fleet of nine aircraft — including its modified P-3 Orions “Kermit” and “Miss Piggy” — to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Florida after May 1, according to a report in the Lakeland Ledger.
KLAL is best known as the home of SUN ‘n FUN, the fly-in that traditionally kicks off airshow season for general aviation.
Myricks Airport (1M8) in Berkley, Massachusetts, is a small general aviation airport privately owned by Murray Randall. Its one grass runway averages 88 flights a week and there are nine aircraft based at the field.
But there is a big mission at the former cow pasture turned airport: To preserve the grass runways that abound in this nation and spread the good news about general aviation. [Read more…]
Does anyone not believe a vibrant aviation ecosystem starts at the airport? If our airports cease to exist, aviation ceases to exist. It really is that simple.
Like too many airports around the country, Arcadia Airport (X06) in Arcadia, Florida, was struggling after years of neglect. The Arcadia City Council established the Arcadia Airport Advisory Committee. It was the early 2010s. [Read more…]
After more than 20 years, the Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport (KLXT) now has the necessary funding to begin paving the extension of its north/south runway.
By doing so, it will mean a greater variety of business class aircraft will be able to utilize the airport. This could lead to an even greater economic impact for the entire community, according to city officials. [Read more…]
LAS VEGAS – FAA Administrator Michael Huerta recently joined federal and local officials to dedicate the new air traffic control facility at McCarran International Airport (KLAS).
The project includes a 352-foot air traffic control tower and a 59,000-square-foot base building, which houses the Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), air traffic control training simulators, administrative offices, and equipment. [Read more…]