Tag: General Aviation airport

Report: Texas GA airports generate over $9bn in statewide economic activity

Photo/Source: West Houston Airport. A study by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) has analysed the economic impact of general aviation airports in the US state and found that they contribute over $9bn in statewide economic activity. TXDOT found that general aviation airports generate...

Kentucky airport seeking funding from city government

A general aviation airport in Kentucky, US is seeking funding from the city's government for the sum of $10,000. London-Corbin Airport is looking to raise the money from the city government as it says it has been operating for sixty years with no local funding. The money will go towards the re...

Air BP renews fuel supply contract at Blackbushe Airport in UK

Air BP has renewed its fuel supply contract at Blackbushe Airport (BBS/EGLK) in the UK, effective immediately. Air BP will continue to supply Jet A-1 and Avgas 100LL. Customers will be able to use their Air BP Sterling Card to purchase fuel, in addition to ordering and paying for fuel via the Roc...

NBAA: court should void deal to shorten Santa Monica runway

Source: KPCC. NBAA has urged a federal appeals court to legally void a deal between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, CA, which allows the city to shorten the runway and provides the option to close the Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) after 2028. At issue is a January 2017 agreement bet...

Friedman Airport consider building remote ATC tower

Source: leesburgva.gov Friedman Memorial Airport in the US state of Idaho is set to relocate its air traffic control by 2023 as the FAA states the runway must be an 'object-free area.' The airport is now considering building a remote ATC tower. The airport noted that they are hard at work on a pla...

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