On May 17, the Jackson Hole Airport Board passed a resolution to issue an RFP for another FBO. Now on August 16, the Board decided to investigate an option of buying the incumbent facility. JAC will have to pass through the eye of the FAA Chapter 8 Exclusive Rights’ needle.
The Denver City Council signed off a controversial $1.8 billion, 34-year public-private partnership (P3) contract for the entire DIA terminal.
On May 11, 1961 the newly appointed FAA Administrator Najeeb Elias Halaby discussed Dallas’ commercial aviation potential.
The FAA awarded LAWA and OIAA the 2017 Herman C. Bliss Airports Partnership Award for the ONT transition back to the San Bernardino County authority.
If IDOT’s RFI process is successful, Chicago’s long-term aviation status will be preserved. IDOT is doing the right thing and is doing so on a timely basis.
The signers of the AIP Grant Assurances are sophisticated contractual parties. The Banning and FXE cases suggest that there is doubt within the airport executives that the Assurances matter. Congress should remove that doubt.
Before investing in a Rikers Island terminal and runway for LGA, an intense study of arrival and departure patterns should be completed.
The attractive aspects of airport growth also entail problems. The momentum for any method of adding or repurposing aviation facilities must involve national leadership and local loyalty.