All CFIs, general aviation pilots and airport personnel are invited to the Maryland Regional Aviation Conference May 3-5 at Hagerstown Regional Airport.
A new job always comes with a learning curve. You need to learn procedures and ways of doing business, as well as determining the needs of your clients. The clients, meanwhile, hopefully will be patient with you. Without proper communication, things can get muddled and tensions rise. This is particularly true of airport management.
At Salem Municipal Airport-McNary Field (SLE) in Salem, Ore., airport officials and hangar tenants are in the first stages of learning to work together, after what one tenant described as years of confusion and poor communication.
Air traffic and fuel sales are up at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), the busiest general aviation airport in South Carolina, signaling expectations of a turnaround.
The end of the year is a time of reflection. As 2011 winds down, my family and I experienced an unreal 19-day stretch that put a great deal into perspective about life and aviation.
Here’s a peek into a public journal:
Nov. 10: My wife, Deb, and I were in the Indianapolis International Airport when we received the news that her Dad’s cancer had spread too far to continue the battle and doctors recommended hospice.
Washington State Department of Transportation have confirmed that the Lower Monumental, Lower Granite and Little Goose airports along the Snake River in Walla Walla, Whitman and Spokane counties, will remain open year-round.
The Dayton (Ohio) Business Journal reports that four Ohio airports (Dayton-Wright Brothers, Henry County, Ohio University Snyder Field and Williams County Airport) have received a combined $863,000 for a variety of airport projects.
WSDOT Aviation has awarded $900,000 in Local Airport Aid grant funds to 35 airports for 41 different projects. Despite a significant projected decline in aviation revenues, WSDOT Aviation was able to use approximately $288,682 to leverage $11.2 million in federal funds, bringing the combined state, local and federal grand total to more than $12.6 million.
The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) of Minneapolis-St. Paul has developed a series of online videos highlighting key features of the six area airports that comprise its reliever airport system.
A new United States Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station opened at the Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Mich, May 26.
The Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro, N.C., has landed a couple of major league tenants, including Honda, which has located a worldwide headquarters at the airport where it will manufacture the HondaJet.