The venue for the G8 Summit scheduled for mid-May has been moved from Chicago to Camp David near Frederick, Md. It will now be held at Camp David on May 18 and 19, which will affect aircraft flying into Hagerstown and Frederick Airports in Maryland, as well as Franklin County Airport in Chambersburg, Pa. The Martinsburg (W.Va.) Airport, which is the closest airport outside the restricted area, has an 8,800-foot ILS-equipped runway and a control tower.
Hagerstown Metropolitan Area
Sovereign Air recently opened at Henson Field in Hagerstown, Md., occupying the facilities of the former Aero-Smith FBO. The new operation offers fueling (Phillips 66), maintenance, catering, aircraft detailing, de-icing and quickturns. The 1,920 sq ft of terminal space contains a reception area, weather briefing room, crew lounge and conference area. A 5,500-sq-ft hangar is also part of the operation.