Hill Aircraft & Leasing celebrated its 55th year at Fulton County Airport-Brown Field in Atlanta, Ga., last month with a waffle breakfast catered by the Waffle House restaurant chain.
Gwinnett County, Georgia
The FAA has approved plans by Georgia’s Gwinnett County to privatize Gwinnett County-Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville, Ga. The tower-controlled airport has a 6,000-foot runway and is located 31 nm northeast of Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. Two FBOs serve the airport, Aircraft Specialists Jet Center and Landmark Aviation.
Cirrus SR-22 and soon-to-be Eclipse 500 charter operator ImagineAir, based at Gwinnett County Airport/ Briscoe Field in Georgia, announced the signing of an agreement with RockBridge Capital Partners of Columbus, Ohio, a specialty investment banking firm, to raise $18.2 million for the acquisition of up to 24 aircraft.
Police in Georgia yesterday arrested a 22-year-old commercial-rated pilot for allegedly stealing a Citation VII owned by Pinnacle Air of Springdale, Ark., and flying it on a 350-mile joyride from St. Augustine Airport, Fla., to Gwinnett County-Briscoe Field (LZU) in Lawrenceville, Ga. Gwinnett County police said Daniel Andrew Wolcott was charged with felony theft and five misdemeanor counts of reckless conduct. According to a St.