Washington Airport Investment Study ‘solutions phase’ kicks off

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

Washington state’s Airport Investment Study is now in its second phase to identify potential solutions to meet Washington’s aviation system needs. The study’s advisory committee recommended that the Washington State Department of Transportation initiate this second “Solutions Phase” after the first phase... Continue Reading →

ISM hangar receives aviation project of the year award

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — An airport hangar, constructed jointly between Kissimmee Gateway Airport and SunState Aviation, recently received the award for Aviation Project of the Year for Architecture, given by the Southeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (SEC-AAAE) Continue Reading →

Signatures submitted for Santa Monica ballot measure

Posted on June 15th, 2014 by

More than 15,500 signatures were filed with the Santa Monica City Clerk on June 10 in support of a charter amendment that would let voters decide the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport. According to a report at AOPA.org, the... Continue Reading →

Terrell Municipal Airport named Texas GA Airport of the Year

Posted on June 14th, 2014 by

TERRELL, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) has named Terrell Municipal Airport “General Aviation Airport of the Year.” Continue Reading →

E55 turns to crowdsourcing to raise funds for improvements

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by

In its continuing fight to save Ocean Ridge Airport (E55) near Gualala, Calif., the Bower family has launched a campaign on Smallknot, an online crowdsourcing site for small businesses. According to a report on AVweb, the family needs to raise... Continue Reading →

Moore County Airport ready for U.S. Open Championships

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

CARTHAGE, N.C. – The Moore County Airport (SOP) has been preparing for the influx of an estimated 4,000 flights that will arrive and depart from the airport during the two weeks of the U.S. Open Championships. Continue Reading →

3CK gets grant for runway reconstruction

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

The Illinois Department of Transportation has provided grant authority to proceed with the design for the reconstruction of runway 8-26 at the Lake in the Hills Airport (3CK). This $5 million project will reconstruct and widen the existing runway to bring it... Continue Reading →

Wings of Freedom Plane

Minden-Tahoe Airport to host World War II aircraft

Posted on May 24th, 2014 by

MINDEN, Nevada — The Wings of Freedom Tour, honoring World War II veterans, including the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” and P-51 Mustang fighter will arrive at Minden-Tahoe Airport at noon on June 2 and will... Continue Reading →

Construction work on ISM runway in final stages

Posted on May 22nd, 2014 by

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Construction on Runway 06/24 at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) is coming into its final phase, which will include cutting grooves into the new asphalt to improve braking action. This work will take place during normal business hours... Continue Reading →

Roundtable to focus on aviation and public-private partnerships

Posted on May 17th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on opportunities for aviation and P3s. Continue Reading →