Nine Pennsylvania airports get upgrades

A $10 million state investment will fund projects at nine airports across Pennsylvania.

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Security Planning 101

When most think of airport security, they see in their mind’s eye fences, television cameras and DVRs, lights, and so on. But in the big picture of security these elements in reducing risk to an acceptable level are only the fourth of five steps. There are three steps in front of this step, so if mounting a CCTV camera is the only thing we do, then we are missing the other 80%. As a great radio announcer and story teller used to say, let me give you the rest of the story.

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INT wins $1.85 million grant for taxiway improvements

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation recently awarded $1.85 million in Federal Block Grant funds to Smith Reynolds Airport (INT) in Winston-Salem for a taxiway improvement project.

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NC awards grant to LHZ for expansion

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation recently awarded $400,000 in State Aid to Airports funds to Triangle North Executive Regional Airport (LHZ) in Louisburg for a terminal area expansion project. The funds will be used to acquire land for the expansion, which will include additional hangars and an aircraft parking apron.

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Agreement for general aviation security renewed

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently approved a five-year extension of its partnership with National Air Transportation Association Compliance Services (NATACS) to provide security in the general aviation sector.

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