FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE), one of the nation’s busiest general aviation airports, is expanding its services with two new enhancements, a Global Entry kiosk and authorization to accept and depart flights to and from Cuba. [Read more…]
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — The Hamilton County Airport Authority Board of Directors has named Brad Cozza the first full-time director of the Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ).
He will oversee the daily operations and maintenance, infrastructure development, and marketing initiatives for the general aviation airport. [Read more…]
Now that summer is officially here, people across the United States are bracing for the heat. In Oklahoma, where weather is — to put it mildly — extreme, aviation officials work to make sure pilots remain safe and airports functional. [Read more…]
The FAA’s final policy on the non-aeronautical use of airport hangars appears in the June 15th edition of the Federal Register and will take effect on July 1, 2017.
The FAA is issuing the policy to clarify how aviation facilities — including hangars — can be used on airports that receive federal funds. The final policy strikes a balance between hangar use for aviation and non-aviation purposes, according to FAA officials. [Read more…]
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that a district court prematurely dismissed a lawsuit that was brought by the City of Santa Monica to determine whether the city is obligated to continue operating Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in Southern California. [Read more…]
GA advocates, including officials with the National Business Aviation Association, have responded to a “motion to dismiss” filed by Santa Monica city officials against a portion of a complaint filed with the FAA by Santa Monica Airport supporters, alleging numerous violations of the city’s federal obligations at the historic airfield. [Read more…]
The San Bernardino International Airport Authority has approved a lease with World Wide Wings to establish a Part 141 professional pilot school to train domestic and international students for careers as professional pilots.
The school will occupy office and hangar space at the northeast end of the airport that will support administration, classroom training, flight training and maintenance of World Wide Wing’s aircraft. [Read more…]