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Facing Budget Gaps, Cities Sell Parking, Airports, Zoo

Facing Budget Gaps, Cities Sell Parking, Airports, Zoo

Posted 08.24.2010 | Categories: Parking Facilities, Transit Development | No Comments

Cities and states across the nation are selling and leasing everything from airports to zoos—a fire sale that could help plug budget holes now but worsen their financial woes over the long run.

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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: 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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Airports: Tiny Iowa airports take off with millions in FAA grants

Airports: Tiny Iowa airports take off with millions in FAA grants

Posted 06.05.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

Dozens of municipal airports in Iowa have received millions of dollars in federal grants for upgrades and repairs, even though most are used primarily by private pilots and businesses, a Des Moines Register analysis has found. Airports across the state have received more than $76.6 million in airport improvement grants since 2007 — about 42 […]

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Airports: Jet Linx and CoGoJets Bring Private Jet Travel Service and Flight Sharing to Dallas Area

Airports: Jet Linx and CoGoJets Bring Private Jet Travel Service and Flight Sharing to Dallas Area

Posted 05.22.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

Jet Linx Aviation, a private jet travel and aircraft management company, and CoGoJets, an online social networking website where members coordinate air travel and book a private jet together on a per-seat, pro rata basis, are partnering with Dallas businessmen to open a Dallas Love Field location in July 2009. Jamie Walker, CEO of Omaha-based […]

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Airports: In Missouri, Investors Seek a Profit in Branson Airport

Airports: In Missouri, Investors Seek a Profit in Branson Airport

Posted 04.20.2009 | Categories: Private Airport Ownership | No Comments

By CHRISTINE NEGRONI Branson, Mo., is remote and has a tiny year-round population. But it also has the kinds of outdoor activities and family-friendly theater productions that attracted eight and a half million visitors last year, earning the city the unofficial nickname “Vegas without the gambling.” The Branson Airport will have ticket booths for downtown […]

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