Runway rebuild work begins at county airport

Construction started Tuesday on the replacement of Runway 422 at the Branch County Memorial Airport. The rehabilitation of the 3,500 foot runway is part of a project that will include the installation of taxiway lighting. The project’s estimated cost of $1,392,000 will be shared by federal, state and local units of government under a block

Big project coming to Eisenhower National Airport

A big construction project is coming to Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita. The pavement of the airport’s two parallel runways will be repaired and replaced, along with updating the aging electrical system. Thanks to changes in the earth’s magnetic field, all three of the airport’s runways will be re-designated. 90% of the cost will be

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport gets ready to add concourse

Airport officials are eyeing a second concourse to keep up with increasing customers and to entice more airlines and passengers. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority board recently gave staff approval to find a design firm for the addition, which would add up to 94,000 square feet to the terminal. Estimated cost is $72 million

Charleston airport nearing completion of large solar array

A large solar project that will help power a parking building at Charleston’s Yeager Airport is nearing completion. Construction should be concluded on the 1,800-module project this week. The $4 million project is 90% funded by the Federal Aviation Administration and 10% funded by the state.

University Park Airport Receives Another Grant for Improvements

University Park Airport is one of 29 in Pennsylvania receiving PennDOT grants for infrastructure improvements. The airport in Benner Township will get $75,000 for joint sealing of its runway as part of $13.7 million in grant funding awarded statewide. It’s the second grant awarded this summer to University Park Airport. In July, the airport received