Everything changes

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

It doesn’t take long to realize that everything around us changes through the years. By the time we’re in high school we notice that friends have moved away even as new friends magically arrive in town. The familiar old drug... Continue Reading →

New tenant at SEF

Posted on November 16th, 2013 by

GulfCoast Supply, a metal roofing manufacturer and supplier in the state of Florida, has become the newest tenant at Sebring Regional Airport (SEF). Continue Reading →

New airport opens in Texas

Posted on November 16th, 2013 by

A new airport has opened in Texas: Liberty Hill Air Ranch (XS12), located just northwest of Austin. Continue Reading →

RFP for El Monte hangar space issued

Posted on November 16th, 2013 by

American Airports Corporation has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a 10-year Hangar Lease Agreement at El Monte Airport in El Monte, Calif. Proposals will be received until 3 p.m. PDT, Dec. 10, 2013, at American Airports Corporation, 2425 Olympic Blvd., Suite... Continue Reading →

Collin County Regional Airport renamed McKinney National Airport

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

McKINNEY, TEXAS — The McKinney City Council has approved changing the name of Collin County Regional Airport to McKinney National Airport. The decision follows the city’s purchase of the airport and the start of city operations as the airport’s FBO,... Continue Reading →


Original Airway Tower erected at Gilliam-McConnell

Posted on November 5th, 2013 by

While visiting a customer at the Norton Municipal Airport (KNRN) in Kansas in March 2012, I learned that the airport’s owner needed to dispose of their old beacon tower. Suspecting that it had historic value, I suggested they offer it... Continue Reading →


City takes over operations at Collin County Regional Airport

Posted on November 5th, 2013 by

McKINNEY, Texas — In a move designed to spur additional economic development, the city of McKinney has taken over operations at Collin County Regional Airport (TKI). Continue Reading →

AOPA calls lawsuit to close Santa Monica Airport meritless

Posted on November 4th, 2013 by

Officials at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) say a federal lawsuit filed Oct. 31 by the City of Santa Monica against the FAA lacks “any merit in law.” In its lawsuit, the Santa Monica City Council asks the... Continue Reading →

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New life for KCPC

Posted on November 3rd, 2013 by

By BILL WALKER When the airport in Whiteville, N.C., got a little down on its luck, a local pilot and his wife stepped in to right the situation. Phil and Mary Edwards began managing the rundown county airport just outside... Continue Reading →

Wilson Air Center continues expansion at Houston Hobby

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

HOUSTON, Texas — Wilson Air Center recently unveiled plans for an expansion project at Houston Hobby Airport (HOU). The multi-phased project includes plans for an additional G-650 hangar and a new 10,000 square-foot Executive Terminal. Continue Reading →