Airports

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

FBOs

Fuel-spill rules eased

The deadline has been extended to October 31 next year for FBOs and others who operate fueling facilities and fueling trucks to meet new spill prevention,
Regulations and Government

Proposed FAA budget leaves little funding for small airports

The Bush Administration rolled out its FY2007 budget plan early last month, calling for $13.75 billion for the FAA–down from the $14.31 billion for this fi
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Airports

Noise abatement plan proposed for MDT

The FAA is reviewing a proposed noise-compatibility program for Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Pennsylvania.
FBOs

Airport Profile: New Orleans Lakefront

When Addie Fanguy finally managed to catch a ride to New Orleans Lakefront Airport (NEW) with some National Guard friends two days after Hurricane Katrina
Aircraft

TEB controversy cools-for now

The controversy over Teterboro Airport (TEB) operations seems to be cooling down.
Airports

Airport Renamed Houston Executive

Developers converting the former Air Rice Airport near Katy, Texas, on Houston’s west side, to a business aviation facility now plan to call the airport Ho
Airports

TSA names three new DCA gateway airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added three more airports to the list of “gateway” airports that qualified general aviation operators
FBOs

24/7 FBO Opening at Berlin Schoenefeld

ExecuJet Europe this month is opening what it describes as the first dedicated executive aircraft FBO at Berlin Schoenefeld Airport.
FBOs

Third bizav option likely in New Jersey

A new business aviation airport appears set to emerge in New Jersey, where the two major facilities serving business jets, Teterboro and Morristown, are at
FBOs

FBO Profile: Livermore Municipal Airport


Livermore Municipal Airport is one of those facilities where the city that owns the airport keeps the FBO operation to itself.
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Airports

San Diegans to vote on Miramar

Early last month the San Diego Regional Airport Authority board voted seven to two to put to a county-wide vote this November whether to obtain land for a
FBOs

McKinney adding new hangar

Aeros Aviation, which owns completion and refurb shop McKinney Aerospace, is building a new corporate hangar at Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney,
FBOs

Moffett reopens at Lakefront

The Million Air FBO at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans reopened the historic 1930s-era art deco Moffett hangar, following repairs of damage sustained duri
FBOs

Flower Aviation Salina gets upgraded facility

Self-described as “America’s Fuel Stop,” Flower Aviation at Salina Municipal Airport in Kansas held a grand opening for its new customer service center on
FBOs

Enterprise FBO touts new canopy at Houston Hobby

In mid-June, longtime Houston Hobby FBO Enterprise Jet Center opened a new 300,000-sq-ft FBO facility fronted by a 10,000-sq-ft canopy large enough to fit
FBOs

Mercury opens new PHF FBO

Mercury Air Centers opened its new FBO terminal at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) on June 7, with new general manager Mike Agee at t
FBOs

Landmark refurbs Dulles FBO

Landmark Aviation completed a $300,000 upgrade of its Dulles International Airport FBO interior in June, marking another in the FBO chain’s series of new f
Airports

UK Airport blocked to increase traffic

TAG Aviation’s application to increase weekend movements at the London-area Farnborough Airport was rejected by the local Rushmoor Borough Council.
Airports

New DCA Gateway Airport Now Usable

General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wis., is now available for use by operators approved in accordance with the DCA Access Standard Securi
Airports

Congress restores airport funds

As many predicted, the House Appropriations Committee restored the nearly $1 billion that the Bush Administration stripped from the Airport Improvement Pro
FBOs

TAG Farnborough keeps on growing

At a time when business aviation in Europe is finding it ever harder to expand its infrastructure because of land scarcity and local opposition, TAG Aviati
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Airports

Aspen Closing for Three Months Next Year

Aspen/Pitkin County Airport will close from April 9 through June 7 next year for runway resurfacing with grooved asphalt.
Airports

Engine emissions draw ire from airport neighbors

An onerous legislative proposal to mandate emissions monitoring at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in Southern California was rejected by the state senate.
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Safety

More Airports Get Arresting Systems

The FAA has contracted for four additional airports to have engineered materials arresting systems (EMAS) installed on runways that don’t have enough space
Safety

Keeping Runways Clear of Incursions

“Was That for Us…?” is a new DVD from the FAA providing guidance on reducing runway incursions.
Airports

Lugano finally gets a Permanent approach

Southern Switzerland’s Lugano Agno regional airport finally gained a permanent instrument approach procedure for Runway 1 on September 1, when the Swiss Fe
Airports

FBO and Airport News: EXECUTIVE AIRPORT SPROUTING IN HOUSTON

Ron Henriksen christened his new airport’s 5,000-foot runway on August 6
by making the first landing on the freshly built airport in his Piaggio Avan
Airports

Jazz To Fly from Toronto Island

Air Canada Jazz reacted in decisive fashion to Porter Airlines’ plans to launch regional service from Toronto Island Airport this fall by announcing its ow
Aircraft

Pinnacle Airlines in fight for Love

If Northwest Airlines gets its way, regional affiliate Pinnacle Airlines will become one of the first competitors to Southwest and American Airlines at Dal
Airports

Swiss airport offers fly-in banking

The small airport of St.