As NFL teams prepare for the final push to the playoffs, pilots, air traffic control officials, and airport operators are making their own Super Bowl XLVII plans. According to a report at AOPA.org, airports in and around New Orleans are expecting a huge boost in activity from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, and the FAA has issued a notice detailing special procedures that will be in effect.
Cessna Aircraft Co. is stationing two Mobile Service Units for on-site technical expertise and immediate support to general aviation aircraft owners at the 46th Super Bowl in Indianapolis.
Members of Civil Air Patrol’s Ohio and Indiana wings will take to the skies today, four days before the Super Bowl, as part of the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region-1st Air Force’s exercise preparing fighters to protect the airspace around Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, site of the football championship game.
Travelers to this year’s Super Bowl at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 5 are in for a “super” experience. Avfuel-branded FBOs are prepared to kick off the festivities with bonus AVTRIP Point promotions, Big Game parties and much more.
Super Bowl XLVI is less than a month away, but officials at the Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) have been working on the airport’s game plan for more than a year.
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The Shelbyville Municipal Airport (GEZ) will be busier than ever this Super Bowl season and will need additional support, according to a report in the Shelbyville News. “I’m going to need a lot of volunteers at the airport to make things run,” airport manager Darrell Shrader said.