San Jose airport gets $3.4m for perimeter security

By Josh Richman Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:35 pm in Anna Eshoo, Eric Swalwell, Mike Honda,U.S. House, Zoe Lofgren. Mineta San Jose International Airport, plagued by trespassers in recent months, will receive more than $3.4 million in federal funding to boost its perimeter security, four local House members announced Monday. U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren, D-San Jose; Mike Honda, D-San Jose; Anna … Continued

Trains Could Soon See “Airport-Level” Security

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FAA approves construction of spaceport at US’ Ellington Airport

 0 2 July 2015 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorised the Houston Airport System to establish the Ellington Airport as a launch site for Reusable Launch Vehicles (RLV). The decision comes two years after the members of the Houston City Council voiced their support of the project that will make the airport the … Continued

West Yellowstone Celebrates Inaugural Jet Service

 Posted: Jun 02, 2015 8:43 AM Updated: Jun 02, 2015 8:43 AM  History was made Monday as a jet touched down at the West Yellowstone Airport. For the first time in over 30 years folks will be able to fly to and from West Yellowstone on board a jet. “Moving from the turbo­prop we will … Continued

Elizabethtown Airport runway being ‘rejuvenated’

By Michael Futch Staff writer | Posted: Sunday, May 31, 2015 12:00 am Elizabethtown Airport runway being ‘rejuvenated’ A private jet taxies at Curtis L. Brown Jr. Field in Elizabethtown. A rejuvenator product and sealant is being applied on the runway, taxiway and apron to seal cracks and make the asphalt more flexible. The markings … Continued

Grand Marais runway expansion aims to help firefighting

The expansion will help firefighters battle North Woods wildfires as well as help bolster the local economy. By Pam Louwagie (Http://Www.Startribune.Com/Pam‑Louwagie/10645326/) Star Tribune MAY 30, 2015 — 6:52PM It may not seem like a large change: The runway at the airport in Grand Marais will be 800 feet longer and 25 feet wider, thanks to … Continued

Experimental plane crashes near Hurricane airport; pilot in critical condition

by Brandon Buell – Hurricane PD PIO 05.30.15 – 09:10 pm Updated Sunday 6:15am.  HURRICANE, Utah – 62-year old Carlos Duenas, pilot of an experimental aircraft is reported in critical condition at Dixie Regional Medical Center after his plane crashed into a field near the Hurricane airport late Saturday.. Officers and medical personnel were dispatched to a report … Continued

Grand Jury looks at safety, operations of local airports

By The Times-Standard  POSTED: 05/26/15, 1:50 PM PDT |Press release from the Humboldt County Grand Jury: Flying Around Humboldt Airports The 2014-2015 Humboldt County Grand Jury completed an investigation of the Humboldt County Department of Public Works’ Aviation Division. The investigation included the commercial airport and five county general aviation airports. The six airports are the California … Continued