Alpena County airport on track for $1M FAA improvement grant

It seems almost certain the Alpena County Regional Airport will surpass the number of passengers needed to receive $1 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to make improvements at the airport. That money is allocated to the airport each year it reaches 10,000 enplanements in a calendar year. Although there is nearly four months left

Inside look at XNA renovations, future projects

Passengers and revenue are at an all time high at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, prompting almost $200 million dollars in various projects. The airport’s board recently discussed lobby renovations to relocate its escalators and elevators, and adding an elevated connector to the parking deck. Airport Director Kelly Johnson says renovating baggage claim, opening up the

Texarkana Regional Airport’s New Terminal is Set for Construction

Beginning early 2020, the Texarkana Regional Airport is scheduled to commence construction on a new terminal that should be completed by spring 2024. Anticipated advantages of the new terminal include modernized safety and security, airport access from I-49 and a Jet-Way that will allow passengers to be free from the elements while boarding Mike Mellinger,

Texas airport to receive $666K for improvements

Texas’ Van Zandt County Regional Airport will receive more than $666,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, to be used for improvements including a new hangar. TxDOT expects to disperse about $60 million for community airport improvements this year.

Fitchburg Airport to get FAA grant for runway improvements

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division has announced that 10 publicly owned airports, including Fitchburg Municipal Airport, have been awarded Airport Improvement Program grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. The Fitchburg airport, which also serves Leominster, has received $13.8 million to extend and reconstruct the runway and rehabilitate the taxiway.

Bismarck Airport to complete construction by October 11

With the summer coming to a close, the Bismarck Airport is wrapping up on their final phase of a three year project to make upgrades to its runways. The past two summers, the southern and central parts of the main runway have been redone as part of a $64 million project.

Sterling Municipal Airport seeing growth

City Manager Don Saling noted that construction of the city’s new hangar has begun and should be completed within the next few weeks. The Sterling City Council also approved a grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for funding a master plan study for the airport. Under the agreement, the federal government will contribute $294,686