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    Paul Grocki

    Does a Federally Funded Airport Sponsor’s Prohibition Against Conveying Exclusive Rights Apply to Nonaeronautical Activity?

    Aug. 11, 2023
    Airport tenants may generally be aware that a federally funded airport sponsor has various federal obligations tied to the airport sponsor’s federal funding. One of the most commonly...
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
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    Taking a Look at O’Hare 21

    July 13, 2023
    The Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is in the midst of a major multi-dimensional and multi-phase infrastructure improvement project, O’Hare 21, which includes three...
    Charity Catalfomo

    Practical Incident Command System Integration for Airport Operators

    July 11, 2023
    Most airport operators and response personnel are familiar with The National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS), but how do we truly integrate...
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    The Evolution of Aviation Safety Management

    July 7, 2023
    The safety management system (SMS) is fast becoming a global standard in aviation, providing a proactive and structured system to control safety risks in operations.
    Vertiport Planning Process

    Prepare Your Airport for AAM

    July 5, 2023
    Next-generation aviation needs demand airport planning contingencies today.

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    Airport Technology

    MCO Goes Secure with dormakaba Exit Lane Breach Control Technology

    June 20, 2023
    Orlando International Airport (MCO) recently improved their security operations with the installation of dormakaba exit lane breach control technology, PIL-M02 system, in MCO’...
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    Newark Liberty International Airport’s Very Jersey Terminal A

    June 20, 2023
    EWR underwent a $2.7 billion Terminal Redevelopment Program to modernize and replace Terminal A, provide associated roadway, airside improvements and a new parking garage.
    Joe Petrie airport business
    Aviation Security

    A Matter of Trust

    June 20, 2023
    Trust is an essential ingredient to any successful operation. Trust in leadership means employees can concentrate on their jobs. Trust in partnerships means you can count on every...
    PPG Teslin
    Aviation Security

    Address Today’s Traveler Needs: A Holistic Approach to Credential Security

    June 20, 2023
    Material options can protect against credential counterfeiting or tampering and make airports a more secure environment.
    Tal Global Corp
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    Aviation Security

    Is Profiling Still a Four-Letter Word?

    June 20, 2023
    An old debate that keeps coming up.
    Tampa International Airport
    Siemens SICHARGE charging center in the employee parking lot at TPA.
    People Movers

    TPA Goes Electric with BYD

    June 1, 2023
    Tampa International Airport [TPA] is furthering their commitment to sustainability with the integration of four BYD K9M 40-foot electric buses to transport workers.
    Metropolitan Airports Commission
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    Airport Technology

    MSP Prepared for Summer Travel, Launching MSP Reserve Powered by CLEAR

    More Americans are ready to take flight for vacation this year as summer travel kicks off Memorial Day weekend. Based on national travel forecasts, Minneapolis-St. Paul International...

    Connico Welcomes Four New Hires to Growing Team

    May 22, 2023
    Angelo Mukas as a senior project specialist, Bo Petreski as an architectural cost specialist, Dhaval Gohil as an analyst II and Fabian Guevara as an analyst I, to support the ...
    James Scheller

    The Mohave County Airport Authority Names James Scheller, C.M., as Airport Director

    In this position, Mr. Scheller will direct all administrative, operational, and maintenance functions at the Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP). He began his new position...

    SFO To Test Airplane Wastewater for COVID-19 Variants

    San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the first airport in the United States to launch a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program to continuously monitor...
    Education & Training

    TSU Aviation Program Reaching New Heights with Approval of Training Facility at Houston Spaceport

    Houston City Council approves agreement allowing Houston Airports to develop a 2-acre site into an aeronautical hub to be used by Texas Southern University.
    Matt Cornelius

    ACI-NA’s Cornelius Named Co-Chair of Counter-UAS FAA Aviation Rulemaking Committee

    WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, has announced...
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    Business & General Aviation

    FAA Releases Airspace Blueprint for Air Taxis

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated blueprint for airspace and procedure changes to accommodate future air taxis and other Advanced Air Mobility (AAM...
    N.C. DOT
    Bobby Walston, joined by Division of Aviation staff, was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award during the April N.C. Board of Transportation meeting.
    Business & General Aviation

    N.C. Aviation Director Retires After 33 Years

    The N.C. Department of Transportation has bid farewell to Director of Aviation Bobby Walston as he retired April 28 after 33 years with the program.
    Terry Blue

    Airport Authority Board Selects Terry Blue to Succeed Scott Brockman as President/CEO

    The Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) Board of Commissioners has selected Terry Blue as its next President and CEO. Blue, who currently serves as Executive Vice ...
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    Piedmont Triad Airport Authority Welcomes Marshall Aerospace

    Marshall intends to invest $50 million in a new MRO facility and expects to create 240 new jobs for the region.
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    People Movers

    Brightline Unveils Orlando Passenger Rail Station

    April 21, 2023
    Brightline, a provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America, unveiled its Brightline Orlando Station at Orlando International Airport (MCO). With Brightline’s signature...
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    Rendering of LAX’s Terminal 9. Courtesy Los Angeles World Airports.

    LAWA’s Terminal 9 Industry Showcase Attracts Over 1,100 Attendees Hoping to Partner With LAX on Its Latest Transformation Project

    Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) welcomed over 1,100 guests from its surrounding community, across the U.S., and around the world at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)’s...
    Raleigh-Durham International Airport
    Capital Project Fulfills Vision 2040 Milestone:

    RDU Opens Aircraft Parking Ramp to Support Continued Airline Growth

    Raleigh-Durham International Airport leaders and state and local officials marked the official opening of the new West Remain Overnight (West RON) aircraft parking ramp that will...
    Esteban Alfonso

    RS&H Expands Financial Expertise in Aviation Planning Services

    April 13, 2023
    RS&H has hired Esteban Alfonso to expand the national architecture, engineering, and consulting firm's capabilities in providing financial planning and aviation activity forecasting...
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    Screening Technology

    New Carry-On Baggage Screening System Aims to Reduce Traveler Screening Times

    The system, administered by S&T’s Screening at Speed Program, is intended to help the TSA cut the number of false alarms during carry-on bag screenings and reduce the time passengers...
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    FBOs & Tenants

    Southern California FBO Among Latest to Offer Unleaded Aviation Gasoline Alternative

    The Oxnard Airport FBO received its first shipment last month and is now ready to sell UL94 to aircraft with Swift Fuels STCs. The move by Golden West Jet Center to offer the ...
    Aero Centers Epps Aquisiton Closing Day April 2023
    FBOs & Tenants

    SAR Trilogy Management Completes Acquisition of Epps Aviation

    April 10, 2023
    The business will be rebranded Aero Center Epps Atlanta as it joins the growing Aero Centers portfolio of FBOs.

    New ACI-NA Report Highlights Heightened Urgency to Modernize America’s Airports

    ACI-NA estimates that America’s airports need $151 billion over the next five years to fund necessary infrastructure projects, up more than 30 percent from $115 billion just two...