Private Airport Ownership

Student Housing: Grand Junction’s big three spenders in ’09

Posted 03.15.2010 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare, Student Housing, Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

In a move unlikely to be matched for years to come, three of the most visible enterprises in the community spent upward of $150 million last year to expand and upgrade each of their facilities.

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Private Jet Charter Business Up, Says Air Partner

Private Jet Charter Business Up, Says Air Partner

Posted 03.09.2010 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

The past 18 months have dealt private aviation major fiscal blows and severe public scrutiny. But as the economy slowly begins to lick its wounds, the air charter industry is recovering faster than its counterparts, a result of the new surplus of jets in the market and the downsizing of ownership programs to more cost effective models.

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Private Air: FlyMiwok launches private air service in Southern California

Private Air: FlyMiwok launches private air service in Southern California

Posted 11.19.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

The company will fly passengers between more than 28 municipal and commercial airports from Santa Barbara south to San Diego and as far east as Las Vegas. The recession continues to pummel the nation’s airlines, but that has not stopped a couple of local entrepreneurs from launching an air service for traffic-weary Southern Californians. FlyMiwok […]

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Airports: Magic in the air

Posted 08.03.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

MAYFIELD TWP. – Every day there’s a little bit of magic in the air over Lapeer County as small planes are piloted in and out of Dupont-Lapeer Airport in Mayfield Township. The airport is home to a thriving community of actual and aspiring pilots, airplanes, helicopters, aviation lore and history. It plays host to visitors […]

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Airports: Fuel sales down, but private air activity remains strong at Yeager

Airports: Fuel sales down, but private air activity remains strong at Yeager

Posted 07.27.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

While fuel sales at Yeager Airport’s general aviation area are down substantially from last year’s levels, private aircraft activity remains strong – especially compared with other areas of the nation harder hit by plant closings and slumping sales. “We’re doing well,” Scott Miller, owner of Executive Air, the private aircraft concession at the Charleston airport, […]

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Airports: Bruce Willis risks flak over plan for own airport

Posted 07.15.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

Some Hollywood action heroes, such as Tom Cruise, collect jet aircraft but Bruce Willis is going one further – he is building his own airport. The Federal Aviation Administration will hold public consultations this week on plans by Willis for a private airport near his ski resort in Idaho. Willis wants to build close to […]

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Airports: Fliers get new choice to north; Officials’ hopes high for privately owned Branson Airport

Airports: Fliers get new choice to north; Officials’ hopes high for privately owned Branson Airport

Posted 07.14.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

BRANSON – The new airport here will provide another travel option for people living as far away as Fayetteville, airport officials claim. Jeff Bourk, executive director of Branson Airport, said the airport, which opened May 11, also will result in more boardings and cheaper fares at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. But so far, executives at […]

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Airports: Green Business Park on Tap for Airport

Airports: Green Business Park on Tap for Airport

Posted 07.08.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | 1 Comment

Most airports require some form of commercial real estate, from hangars, to industrial product for maintenance, to offices that support the airport functions. Central Texas Airport, currently in the planning stages, will have its own version dubbed Green Corporate Centers, which, upon build-out, could encompass up to 6.5 million square feet of product eligible for […]

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Airport: Aid for Small Airports Benefits Both Political Wings

Posted 06.29.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

House Republicans recently sought to block funding for the airport in the Pennsylvania hometown of Rep. John P. Murtha, complaining that the powerful Democrat has showered the modern but lightly used facility with wasted taxpayer dollars. But the Murtha airport is one of many small-town airports — in districts represented by members from both parties […]

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Airports: Entrepreneur wants to launch airline from Carlsbad

Posted 06.29.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

A longtime North San Diego County businessman said he’ll start a regional airline offering a total of six daily flights to Oakland, Phoenix and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, provided that authorities allow a 1,000-foot extension to the runway at McClellan-Palomar Airport. The entrepreneur, Ted Vallas, said he plans to launch Carlsbad Palomar Airline with three […]

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