Sunrise Valley Ranch Airstrip east of Prineville, Oregon, just got an FAA identifier: 29OR. [Read more…]
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has filed its final brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenging the legality of the settlement agreement reached earlier this year between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, California, over the future of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO.)
The Nov. 13 filing — the final one the association will file with the court on the matter — responds to the FAA’s and the city’s challenges to NBAA’s initial arguments about the agreement.
In the filing, NBAA has reasserted its position that the agency failed to comply with numerous federal statutory requirements, including studies and justifications required by the Airport Noise and Capacity Act, the Surplus Property Act and the National Environmental Policy Act, in reaching the January 2017 settlement, and it did not provide the required public comment period or establish a benefit to aviation. [Read more…]
A simple maintenance request has turned into a fight for Detroit’s Coleman A. Young International Airport (DET).
The flying club’s request to fix a hangar door attracted the city administration’s attention, according to officials with the new Coleman A. Young International Airport Education Association. [Read more…]
The first transient hangar has opened at the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport (KAPS) in Reserve, Louisiana.
Designed by NY Associates and built by Justin J. Reeves, LLC, the 6,363-square-foot hangar can accommodate a variety of large corporate and business aircraft, which are using the airport on a more frequent basis, according to airport officials. [Read more…]
FORT LAUDERDALE — Sheltair has revealed its plan to develop the last remaining open plot of land on the north side of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE).
To be completed in the spring of 2019, the development will include 157,000 square feet of hangar space and an additional 31,000 square feet of office and shop space. [Read more…]