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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 →

Final fly-in for Art Scholl Aviation at Rialto Airport

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nearly 100 pilots flew in from all over Aug. 31 to mark the closure of Art Scholl Aviation, a staple at Rialto Municipal Airport for 36 years. The impromptu fly-in also commemorated the impending closure of the Rialto airport later this year, according to a... Continue Reading →

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 →