Resolution endorses protection measures for BVS

Posted on January 12th, 2014 by

BURLINGTON, Wash. — Skagit Regional Airport’s future seems reassured with a new resolution from the Port of Skagit Board of Commissioners reaffirming the port’s commitment to maintaining the airport as “a safe and vital element of Skagit County’s transportation infrastructure.” Continue Reading →

Five-year plan pays off for M08

Posted on January 11th, 2014 by

BOLIVAR, Tenn. — Year-end 2013 revenue figures just released from the Hardeman County Airport in Bolivar (Whitehurst Field/M08) demonstrate the benefit of defining a community airport as an asset. Continue Reading →

Judge denies more time to FAA in SMO lawsuit

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

A federal judge has denied the FAA’s request for more time to respond to a lawsuit filed by the city of Santa Monica to close Santa Monica Municipal Airport. According to a report in the Santa Monica Lookout, Judge John F.... Continue Reading →

A battle GA must win

Posted on January 5th, 2014 by

An in-depth story on AOPA.org about the embattled Santa Monica Airport in Southern California notes that its fate could have implications for airports across the country. The subject of a lawsuit by the city to close the airport, SMO “should... Continue Reading →

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Cessna 310 now on approach to GMU park

Posted on January 1st, 2014 by

A Cessna 310 is now “flying” into the aviation-themed park at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina. Continue Reading →

Mineral Wells Airport adds link taxiway

Posted on December 30th, 2013 by

MINERAL WELLS, Texas — A new taxiway has been constructed by the City of Mineral Wells to link the airport’s 6,000 foot and 4,000 foot runways to three businesses, a 54-acre tarmac and dozens of acres of adjacent raw land that... Continue Reading →

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Avflight to open operations at KSLN

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by

SALINA, Kan. — The Salina Regional Airport (KSLN) will ring in the New Year with a new FBO on the airfield as Avflight Corp. begins operations Jan. 1. Continue Reading →

Duluth International Airport showcases ‘The Lark of Duluth’

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Jan. 1, 2014, marks the 100th anniversary of the world’s first airline, St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line. To commemorate the anniversary, The Lark of Duluth, a replica of the first airliner, is now on exhibit inside the... Continue Reading →

Santa to visit Puget Sound area airports

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by

Spencer Santa Claus will be flying into local airports in the south Puget Sound in Washington State on Saturday morning, Dec. 21, to meet with local children and hand out candy. Continue Reading →

ISM crosswind runway to close for reconstruction

Posted on December 10th, 2013 by

Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in Florida will close crosswind runway 06/24 around Jan. 2, 2014, for approximately 120 days. The runway will be undergoing major reconstruction during that time and is not expected to reopen until the planned work is... Continue Reading →