Heber Valley Airport

AOPA Not Happy With Heber Valley Airport (KHCR) and OK3 Air

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has a long history of working hard to advocate for all pilots but especially those in general aviation (GA). Their accomplishments over the 80+ years of its existence are many, and well-deserved and honored. AOPA members reading this are probably aware of their efforts during the past couple [...]

Boeing/King County Intl (KBFI) Put On Notice By FAA

A couple weeks ago in the June eNewsletter (1) we reported that the Commissioners of King County, Washington, specifically County Executive Dow Constantine, issued an Executive Order directing Boeing/King County International Airport (KBFI) to amend its leasing policies for airport businesses with the stated goal of ending all flights transporting immigration detainees chartered by the [...]

Sheltair BJC terminal rendeing

Sheltair Opens New FBO at Rocky Mt. Metro Airport (KBJC)

  Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC), situated to the northwest of Denver about halfway to Boulder, is the fourth-busiest airport in Colorado behind Denver International (KDEN), Colorado Springs Municipal (KCOS), and Centennial (KAPA). Classified as a Reliever for KDEN, it annually generates about $460 million in total economic output (2013 Economic Impact Study by CDOT [...]

FAA Grant Assurances and Policies Regarding Airport Real Estate

FAA Grant Assurances and Policies Regarding Airport Real Estate

Last time we briefly reviewed the origin and history of how the federal government through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) came to support the development of civil and commercial aviation and airports in the U.S. in the years following World War II. Recall that initially, the FAA simply awarded funds to any airport or airport [...]

Mid-Field Redevelopment at Meacham is Progressing Quickly

Mid-Field Redevelopment at Meacham is Progressing Quickly

  Back in May we told you about an extensive redevelopment project about to get under way at Meacham International Airport KFTW (Read the eNewsletter article here and view Additional photos here). Originally scheduled for a summer 2019 start, the project got jump-started when discretionary funds from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) became available sooner than anticipated. [...]