Officials in Gwinnett County, Georgia, have taken the next step in a plan to privatize Briscoe Field (LZU), according to a story in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The county recently issued a request for qualifications for firms interested in operating the field.
The story notes: The measure is the next step in the FAA’s pilot program that offers governments incentives to explore airport privatization. The county is in the early stages of studying options which may include privatization as a general aviation airport or the addition of scheduled passenger air service. The county has set Aug. 16 as the deadline for submissions. Read the full story here.