Founded in 2004 by volunteers, South Grand Lake Regional Airport in Ketchum, Oklahoma, has an expanded runway with a new visual guidance system and new runway lights.
“As part of an effort to help guide recommendations on the use of a naturally occurring wildlife repellent at airports, WS is planning a series of trials at airports in several states,” reports research wildlife biologist Dr. Scott Werner.
The FAA has produced a series of short videos — four to five minutes long — of actual approach, landing, and runway taxi scenarios at small and medium-size airports using Go-Pro cameras in a Cessna to create the GA pilot viewpoint. Graphics, animation, and runway diagrams have been added, along with a voice-over, to fully describe and educate about runway and intersection “hot spots” at specific airports across the United States.
As the year anniversary of the devastating tornado approaches, Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, S.C., is still in recovery mode.
A memorial park at Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, S.C., tells the story of the Tuskegee Airman, who were known as the Red Tail Angels for the identifying red paint on their tail assemblies and “because of their reputation for not losing aircraft to enemy fighters as they provided fighter coverage for missions over strategic targets in Europe” during World War II.
Plans include establishing a camping and picnic area along the river, repairing the outhouse, clearing encroaching limbs, and installing a Recreational Aviation Foundation windsock.
Fences around airports mean that the average Joe or Jane not only feel as if they are barred from entry on to the airport, they literally are.
The LED rotating beacon offers significant energy savings, reduces light pollution, and reduces long-term maintenance, according to officials at Florida’s Boca Raton Airport..
The state is seeking public input on its 20-year, long-range vision for Vermont’s airports. You can email or write letters or attend a virtual meeting to learn more and have your voice heard.
The research at the airports in Washington, Alabama, Ohio, New York and New Jersey will lead to the implementation of new technologies that will make airports safer for passengers and manned aircraft. Researchers plan to test at least 10 technologies or systems at these airports.