Airports

New developments at airports including regulations and noise issues; legal disputes; openings, acquisitions and mergers.

Oct 31, 2007 - 6:44 AM
The completion date for installation of an engineered material arresting system (EMAS) at the end of Teterboro Airport’s Runway 1-19 is “up in the air,” ac
Oct 16, 2007 - 7:26 AM
Naples Airport Authority (NAA) officials have appealed the FAA’s ruling, announced in early March, against the Florida airport’s ban on Stage 2 aircraft op
Oct 15, 2007 - 11:36 AM
The destruction of Meigs Field’s runway is viewed by enraged aviation interests as an act of vandalism to a public facility that would have landed any othe
Oct 15, 2007 - 11:33 AM
It has been more than a month since Chicago mayor Richard Daley’s midnight raid on the city’s lakefront airport, Meigs Field.
Oct 12, 2007 - 11:49 AM
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) claims that a shortage of full-performance level (FPL) controllers at the Chicago Tracon–the natio
Oct 12, 2007 - 11:30 AM
Originally planned as a parallel runway, the new 4,300-foot strip at Salina Airport, Kan., is now offset by one magnetic degree from the main Runway 17-35
Oct 12, 2007 - 5:56 AM
A pair of lawsuits against Mayor Daley and the city of Chicago are working their separate paths through state and federal courts, and legislation has been
Oct 10, 2007 - 6:45 AM
The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Greater Rockford Airport in Illinois.
Oct 10, 2007 - 5:21 AM
AOPA has proposed that the city of Chicago apply for $41 million in federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding to buy Meigs Field from its current o
Oct 9, 2007 - 9:24 AM
At first glance Chicago seems much like a handful of other large metropolitan cities–a pair of airline hubs surrounded by a smattering of general aviation