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.
In a victory for general aviation, a U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit brought by the City of Santa Monica against the FAA to close Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) in southern California.
Belfort Instrument Co. has installed an AWOS AV at the Cottonwood Airport (P52) in Cottonwood, Arizona.
In a landmark decision, a U.S. District Court judge sided with the FAA in a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the City of Santa Monica over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO).
A Google subsidiary, Planetary Ventures LLC, will take over management of the 1,000-acre Moffett Federal Airfield, a former U.S. Navy based located four miles from Google’s Mountain View, Calif., headquarters. The airfield, which was built in the 1930s, has been managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center for the past 23 years. According to a story in the Seattle Times, Google must renovate the airfield’s three hangars, including one that is a Silicon Valley landmark because of its massive size and location off a major highway. Google also has agreed to upgrade a golf course located next to the airfield.