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Would you fly more if avgas was $1 a gallon?

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

How does fuel price really influence general aviation? This October, a group of companies will use the Skyport aviation laboratory, in San Marcos, Texas, to find out by selling avgas for $1 a gallon. “This experiment isn’t about the cost... Continue Reading →

Oil and gas boom great news for airports

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

As reported last year in this blog, the expansion of oil and gas exploration in the U.S. and Canada in recent years is having a noticeable impact on the activity at general aviation airports located in or near the fields. Continue Reading →

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Sean Tucker cuts ribbon on VNY runway, Clay Lacy makes first landing

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

VAN NUYS, Calif. — More than 300 business, community and aviation industry representatives joined with Los Angeles World Airport officials to open Van Nuys Airport’s (VNY) newly improved main runway, 16R. The $20.5 million, seven-month plan to modernize the airport’s 8,000-foot... Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania to invest $5.4 million in 15 airports

Posted on August 26th, 2013 by

HARRISBURG, Pa. — More than $5.4 million in state and federal money will be invested in 15 Pennsylvania airports to enhance enhance safety and operations. Continue Reading →

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Cessna 310 to ‘fly’ over GMU’s new park

Posted on August 23rd, 2013 by

A Cessna 310 will soon “fly” over the new aviation-themed park at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina. Continue Reading →

Customs moves into new facility at FAR

Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by

FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Customs office in at Hector International Airport (FAR) has moved into a new facility located on the North General Aviation Ramp adjacent to Fargo Jet Center (FJC). Continue Reading →

Search begins for new VNY FBO

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

 Los Angeles World Airports  has issued a Request for Qualifications seeking firms interested in operating as a Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) at Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Southern California. Continue Reading →

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Mineral Wells Airport launches new website

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

MINERAL WELLS, Texas — The Mineral Wells Airport recently launched a new website: MineralWellsAirport.com. Continue Reading →

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The next Oshkosh fly-in

Posted on August 18th, 2013 by

While Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh is the busiest airport in the world for one week every year, there’s also a lot going on during the other 51 weeks. That’s the message that the local EAA Chapter 252 hopes... Continue Reading →

Props Restaurant at WVI launches new menu

Posted on August 16th, 2013 by

WATSONVILLE, Calif. —  Just shy of its one-year anniversary Props Restaurant and Lounge at the Watsonville Municipal Airport is offering a new menu with healthier choices. Continue Reading →