Airports

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

Airports

Houston Businessman Plans Bizav Airport

After spending 14 years as a corporate pilot, Houston businessman Ron Henricksen announced plans for a business aviation airport on property he owns on the
FBOs

San Jose Jet Center Opens Hangar E for Business

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 19 officially opened Hangar E for business at California’s San Jose Jet Center.
Airports

Slot Program to be reinstated at O'Hare

Scheduled to start November 1, GA IFR slot reservation requirements will be reinstated for at least six months at O’Hare International Airport as part of t
Airports

Revised List of Rural Airports Published

Air-taxi operators might be interested in checking out the DOT’s revised list of airfields that are designated “rural airports” for the purposes of the seg
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DCA Access Included in Security Bills

The House of Representatives passed two key piecesof legislation last month, each containing a mandate toresume general aviation operations at Ronald Reaga
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TEB noise limits expansion sought

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the FAA are considering a proposal to expand noise-abatement procedures at Teterboro Airport (TEB).
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ADIZ violation may slow GA's return to DCA

General aviation’s quest to return to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) sustained a blow last month when two Pennsylvania pilots caused anoth
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Van Nuys’ Commie Connection

Disgruntled neighbors of “Van Noise Airport” can blame their woes on the Communist menace.
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Noise-abatement studies begin at LAX and VNY

The Los Angeles World Airport Authority (LAWA) recently awarded a $6.5 million, three- to five-year contract to Harris Miller Miller and Hanson (HMMH) of B
Airports

Port Columbus International Named DCA Gateway

Looking for a new Midwest gateway airport into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)? Look no further than Port Columbus International Airport in
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Clearing Customs at Dallas

Contrary to earlier reports that aircraft flying into the Dallas area from international departure points could clear U.S.
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African business aviation on the rise

Business aviation is growing in Africa, according to Ettore Poggi, managing director of ExecuJet South Africa.
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Rocket Man touching down at Ellington

Houston Ellington Field, home to NASA’s C-9 “Vomit Comet” microgravity research airplane, is expanding to attract more general aviation activity by making
Airports

Goodbye, Palwaukee; Hello, Chicago Executive

Pilots flying to the former Palwaukee Airport north of Chicago are going to have to remember to say Chicago Executive Airport when they call the tower.
Airports

New players enter bizav market in South of France

While the major airports of Cannes and Nice on the Côte d’Azur, the French Riviera, are stepping up business aviation activity, the smaller gateways of Tou
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Bizav Plan Proposed for Berlin Tempelhof

Hartmut Mehdorn, chairman of German railway group Deutsche Bahn, has proposed that Berlin’s downtown Tempelhof Airport be redeveloped as a dedicated busine
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FAA Moves To Keep LGA High-density Rule

The FAA last month issued a proposed order to extend through at least next September the high-density rule at New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including
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Front Range Airport Standing Tall

On June 25, the tallest general aviation control tower in the U.S.
Regulations and Government

Chicago and FAA settle over Meigs

The City of Chicago settled an FAA enforcement action that arose after it bulldozed Meigs Field’s runway on March 30, 2003.
Airports

The Fine Print: Under the plan to reopen DCA to non-airline traffic

• General aviation operations will be limited to 24 arrivals and 24 departures each day.
• Pilots must be pre-certified under a program similar to t
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DCA will open to GA soon, with many strings attached

A limited number of general aviation operations may return to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) soon, but some rather onerous requirements wi
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Van Nuys proposal is effectively a stage 2 ban

Proposed noise mitigation measures under study by the Los Angeles World Airport Authority do not contain an outright ban on Stage 2 jets at Van Nuys Airpor
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Court of appeals upholds Stage 2 jet ban at Naples

Both sides claimed a measure of victory in the June 3 U.S.
Regulations and Government

FAA rejects Port Authority proposals to limit TEB traffic

The FAA has rejected all four proposals the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) made to limit traffic at Teterboro Airport (TEB).
Airports

Weight battle continues at Teterboro

The battle continues at Teterboro Airport, where the FAA has vetoed plans by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that would restrict aircraft usi
Airports

There’s another source of worldwide airport data, www.world-airport-codes.com.

The site allows users to search for information by five means: country name, country abbreviation, city name, airport name or airport code.
FBOs

FBO Profile: Signature DCA

It used to be Signature’s busiest location– by far.
Airports

Raytheon Seeks London City OK for 400XP

Raytheon Aircraft is trying to obtain approval for the Hawker 400XP to use London City Airport.
Airports

Bizav groups hail their return to DCA

The June 23 event was called “Celebrate General Aviation,” but with general aviation access to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) still in lim
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Lydd Airport Welcomes Bizav Traffic

The UK’s Lydd Airport is trying to attract business aircraft with a new executive facility operated by FAL Aviation.