An airport grows in northeast Florida

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Palatka Municipal Airport in Florida recently broke ground on a long-awaited new terminal building, new t-hangars, Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS III-P/T), taxiway rehabilitation, and many related improvements.

With the collaboration city and airport staff and event sponsors Seminole Electric and Georgia Pacific, a celebration was held with much fanfare in perfect weather, according to business operations manager Donna Franklin. The ceremony, which featured Congressman John Mica, ended with “a smoking aerobatic team flyover, which added the most appropriate finale,” Franklin said. [Read more…]