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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is putting the spotlight on homegrown talent with an exhibit that features artwork by its employees and others who work at the South Florida airport.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is putting the spotlight on homegrown talent with an exhibit that features artwork by its employees and others who work at the South Florida airport.
Lincoln Airport Reaps Long-Term Benefits From Temporary Relocation of Air Force Base Operations
The original runway at Offutt Air Force Base just south of Omaha, NE, was built back in 1941 and extended to its current 11,700-foot length in the mid-1950s.
Airports Throughout Maine Roll Out New System to Record Aircraft Data
When an aircraft is involved in a crash, finding the “black box” flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder is imperative to subsequent investigations.
Raleigh-Durham Int’l Partners With Data Analytics Leader to Improve Passenger Forecasting
Widespread uncertainty was understandable given the unprecedented circumstances presented by the global pandemic. But passenger forecasts impact nearly every area of operations, from parking lot closures and law enforcement schedules to concession hours and capital improvement projects.
New Receiving & Distribution Center Improves the Way Goods Move Through Salt Lake City Int’l
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is changing the way people and goods travel through its facilities.
Fredericton Int’l Updates & Expands its Terminal
Fredericton International Airport (YFC), in Canada’s far northeast corner, was built more than a half century ago to accommodate 200,000 passengers annually.
Ford Int’l Reconstructs & Expands Apron
Earlier this year, contractors finished the final punch list for a much needed $50 million apron reconstruction and expansion project at Gerald R. Ford International (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI.
Detroit Lakes County Airport Expands Main Runway to Attract More Jet Traffic
Turning perception into reality can be tricky, especially when it involves multimillion-dollar budgets.
Mitigating the Negative Effects of Firefighting Foam is Personal for Nantucket Memorial
Amid all the turmoil that COVID-19 has wrought, the only public airport on the small island of Nantucket, MA, is taking on a big issue: potential environmental contamination associated with common components in FAA-mandated firefighting foam.
Extensive Cargo Growth at Cincinnati Int’l Boosts Revenues, Diversifies Business Base
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) suffered a significant financial blow a little more than a decade ago when Delta Air Lines dropped the airport as one of its primary hubs.
Nashville Int’l Increases Parking Capacity to Match Passenger Growth
Few U.S. cities have experienced a more pronounced growth spurt than Nashville, TN. The country music mecca rebounded robustly after the 2008-09 recession, gaining nearly 300,000 jobs between 2010 and early 2020, an almost 40% increase.
Dallas Love Field, Myrtle Beach Int’l Debut Contactless Retail
Despite increasing vaccination rates and decreasing new cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., Mark Duebner realizes that pandemic fears persist, and that a portion of the traveling public remains reluctant to resume once commonplace practices such as shopping.
Public-Private Partnership Delivers New Terminal in Bermuda
L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA) is passengers’ gateway to the iconic pink sand beaches of Bermuda. With an economy heavily rooted in tourism, this overseas territory of the United Kingdom and its airport have struggled since early 2020 because of COVID-19.

Management Firm Strives to Make JFK's Terminal 4 Picture Perfect

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York maintained a thriving film career. The bustling international terminal routinely appears as a backdrop in everything from major movies and television series to travel articles and corporate brochures.

Runway Risks: Where the Rubber Hits the Road

On the surface, it looks simple. Airports pave thin strips of real estate for aircraft to land on, and pilots check their books to make sure those strips are long enough and properly equipped for their particular aircraft. The only way for things to turn out poorly is if someone messes up, right?

Santa Barbara Shoots for Silver & Wins Gold

When Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) began constructing its new rental car facility in summer 2007, officials hoped it would earn a silver rating in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). As it turned out, the $7.8 million facility achieved a gold rating.

El Paso Int'l Renovates General Aviation Customs Facility

For five months, the general aviation arm of U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at El Paso International Airport operated from a doublewide trailer. But those days are long forgotten, now that officers are settled back into their revamped, upgraded facilities.

Greenville-Spartanburg Int'l Rebuilds a Greener FBO

When a storm destroyed the general aviation terminal at Greenville-Spartanburg International in 2007, the local aviation commission didn't hold a grudge against nature. If fact, it resolved to build the most Earth-friendly, environmentally sensitive building possible, within economic reason. What it got was a facility currently being considered for silver or gold level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

Newport News Makes Headlines With New Concourse & Runway Rehab

There's plenty of good news at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Virginia: Construction of a new $13 million concourse has doubled the airport's gate capacity from six to 12. Its largest runway recently underwent a $16 million rehabilitation.

Airport Wi-Fi: Free or Fee

Internet access is a hot-button topic for travelers who are increasingly dependent on smart phones and other web-enabled gadgets to stay connected. Who should pay to provide it is entirely another matter.

Sea-Tac Helps Pioneer Bird Radar

Aircraft aren't the only things flying around airports. In the United States alone, more than 7,000 bird/aircraft collisions are reported annually to the Federal Aviation Administration. Many of the strikes produce costly damage. All present a safety risk.

Collaboration Yields Gate-to-Air Ground Surveillance at JFK

Unprecedented teamwork between an elite group of New York's political leaders and aviation representatives has led to the deployment of a new technology-based strategy for tackling the area's nation-leading flight delays.

Luggage Cart Systems Wheel in Service & Cash

Luggage cart dispensers may hide in corners, but passengers certainly notice when they're not there.

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Sea-Tac Helps Pioneer Bird Radar

Aircraft aren't the only things flying around airports. In the United States alone, more than 7,000 bird/aircraft collisions are reported annually to the Federal Aviation Administration. Many of the strikes produce costly damage. All present a safety risk.

Collaboration Yields Gate-to-Air Ground Surveillance at JFK

Unprecedented teamwork between an elite group of New York's political leaders and aviation representatives has led to the deployment of a new technology-based strategy for tackling the area's nation-leading flight delays.

Luggage Cart Systems Wheel in Service & Cash

Luggage cart dispensers may hide in corners, but passengers certainly notice when they're not there.

Relocation of Cargo Facility Paves Way for New Terminal at Tampa Int'l

A downturn in traffic has delayed Tampa International Airport's $2 billion North Terminal project from 2015 to 2025, but it didn't slow construction of a nearly $17 million facility for cargo and ground support equipment (GSE).

Joint-Use Airport Completed Fuel Farm & Re-Groups For New Business

After spending approximately $8 million to construct a new fuel farm, March Inland Port Airport (MIP) in Riverside, CA, is in the unenviable position of searching for tenants to use its new facilities.

Canada's Mobile Units Screen Olympic-Size Passenger Loads

When the world came to Vancouver, British Columbia, for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in February, nine new mobile screening vehicles helped the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) handle the influx of visitors.

Digital Art Display Proves to be an LA Showstopper

Los Angeles International Airport is putting on the Ritz and a touch of Hollywood glitz with its new $6 million digital art installation.

"If You Build It, They Will Come"...Works at Airfields, Too

Growth opportunities can emerge at any time, not just when business is booming. Quite frankly, some of the best ideas come when business is off and the pressure is on.

Upgrade in FAA Designation Prompts Upgrade of Facilities at Bellingham Int'l

When Allegiant Air announced plans to expand service to Bellingham International Airport in Washington, it started the ball rolling on several facility upgrades, including construction of a $2.2 million aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) station.

The Benign Neglect of Our Nation's Aviation System

As one who has been a devout student and player in our nation's transportation policy and politics, I call on the U.S. Senate to pass the Aviation Reauthorization legislation.

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