WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FAA has issued its second study of general aviation airports, called ASSET 2, this time covering 497 airports that did not fit into a category under the original study.
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC) announced a major shutdown and upgrade of its major 9,000-foot runway, 11L-29R, for an estimated $8.83 million reconstruction and overlay. Scheduled for 70 days of closure, the runway is scheduled to be unusable from April 15 to June 23.
During the closure, the parallel 7,000 foot parallel runway will be open for business.
The Orlando Executive Airport will host its fourth annual “Run for the Angels 5K” on April 19. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, [Read more...]
The first bird strike recorded was by the Wright brothers in 1905. Wilbur Wright was flying over Huffman Prairie in Dayton, Ohio, when he encountered flocks of birds on two rounds of his flight.
Pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the month of May at the Wausau Downtown Airport (AUW) in Wisconsin. Proceeds from the second Annual “Landings For Lunches” will benefit The Neighbors’ Place.
100LL is now available at Ian Fleming International Airport (MKBS), Jamaica’s newest jetport, located in Boscobel.
Five state-managed airports in Washington state — Woodland, Lower Granite, Stehekin, Easton and Sullivan Lake — are slated to receive a new airport layout plan (ALP) during the next two years. This is the first step toward making five, 10 and 20-year plans for improvement projects at these airports.
WEST CHICAGO, IL – DuPage Airport has completed a two-year, $4.2 million upgrade to its passenger and crew areas. The project includes an updated lobby and renovated restrooms, state-of-the-art crew lounges, new customer entrances, and upgraded facilities for the U.S. Customs.
CARTHAGE, N.C. – The Moore County Airport (SOP) recently completed an extensive renovation and expansion program.
Projects include the expansion of the aircraft apron areas to accommodate additional parking areas for arriving aircraft, the construction of additional hangars for privately owned aircraft, lengthening of the existing runway to 6,502 feet, [Read more...]
The Washington State Department of Transportation is looking for volunteers interested in preparing the 16 airports it manages across the state for the 2014 spring and summer flying seasons.
As part of its Adopt-an-Airport program, WSDOT works with volunteer groups to assist with basic cleaning and routine maintenance of the airports.