Lewis University Airport awarded $3.3M FAA Grant

Lewis University Airport in Romeoville has been awarded a $3.3 million federal grant from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP) to reconstruct Taxiway B, the airport’s main artery. The $3.3 million federal grant completes the three-phase tear-out and reconstruction of Taxiway B, the airport’s most important pavement surface supporting the airport’s two corporate

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport triples handling capacity with new cargo facility

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport unveiled its new $33 million cargo facility today. The new facility is intended to support the airport’s ability to handle domestic and international freight. The new cargo facility consists of a 110,000 square foot warehouse and a 17-acre cargo apron. The new space triples GSP’s handling capacity and enables it to accommodate

New Texas airport on schedule for 2020

Progress continues at the Brownsville – South Padre Island International Airport. Right now, on-going construction towards the creation of a new terminal by late 2020. As reported, the current terminal will be demolished and replaced by a new facility. Once complete, the project will be in compliance with federal standards. The Brownsville airport plans to

Billings Logan International Airport announces $55 million remodel

The Billings Logan International Airport is adding new airlines and planning to remodel. According to Kevin Ploehn, Director of Aviation and Transit, the airport is planning to start its $55 million renovation in two weeks. Airport administration announced American Airlines will now be providing direct service from Billings to Dallas, and they are working on

Master plan suggests upgrades, plans for Houlton International Airport

As municipal and economic development officials continue to sketch out a tentative improvement plan for Houlton International Airport, an updated report forecasts a future for the facility as long as improvements are made. In the study, planners suggested renovations and upgrades to the facility. They included the reconstruction of the two runways at the airport,

Gwinnett airport, Georgia’s third busiest, to expand taxiway

Briscoe Field can accommodate all “light general aviation aircraft” and most corporate jets, the largest of which is the Gulfstream V, according to its website. Current economic impact figures are being calculated by the state department of transportation; the most recent numbers, from a 2011 study, showed the airport accounted for 730 jobs and more