Long Beach Airport Association revitalizes board, embarks on new initiative

Posted on May 17th, 2014 by

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Long Beach Airport Association (LBAA) — a collaboration of Long Beach Airport businesses, private aircraft owners and community supporters — has launched a new effort to promote business diversity and preserve aviation as a vital... Continue Reading →

Massachusetts launches five-year plan for GA airports

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division has revealed plans to build or renovate general aviation airport administrative facilities in 15 communities during the next five years. Continue Reading →

Monarch Air expands to McKinney National Airport

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by

McKINNEY, Texas — Monarch Air has selected McKinney National Airport (TKI) for a major expansion. Monarch Air will lease a significant portion of a 53,750-square-foot hangar and office facility at the airport to offer a range of services including aircraft maintenance,... Continue Reading →

Washington airport investment study reveals funding gap

Posted on May 8th, 2014 by

A recently completed study supports the importance of state and federal grants to fund projects for preservation and capital improvement at Washington’s airports. The Airport Investment Study estimates that the state’s 134 public-use airports will need $3.6 billion in projects... Continue Reading →

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New terminal opens at KHLX

Posted on May 3rd, 2014 by

A new terminal was recently dedicated at the Twin County Airport (KHLX) serving Carroll and Grayson Counties, as well as Galax, Va. Continue Reading →

$11 million widening of primary runway at DPA begins

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

WEST CHICAGO, Ill. – DuPage Airport will soon kick off a $11.4 million capital improvement project to widen and rehabilitate its primary runway. Airport officials report that construction is slated to begin this spring, with completion in December of this... Continue Reading →

Book signing at GMU May 3

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by

Children’s book author and pilot Paul Hohmann will be signing copies of his new book “The Tale of Tango” May 3 at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina, starting at 11 a.m. at the Runway Cafe. Continue Reading →

Take Flight 5K at GMU

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

The annual Take Flight 5K will take to the runway at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina on May 24. Continue Reading →

Pilot Welcome Center opens at KFHR

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

Friday Harbor Airport (KFHR) in Washington state, has opened a new Pilot Welcome Center in the northeast corner of the airport next to the guest tie-down area. Continue Reading →

Wisconsin passes aviation-friendly law

Posted on April 21st, 2014 by

MADISON, Wis. — It took two years, but thanks to the leadership of the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) and the efforts of several supporters, Wisconsin’s Recreational Use Statute (RUS) has been amended to include noncommercial aviation. Continue Reading →