Funding will be made available through a competitive process in order to strengthen safety and the operational and economic health of commercial and general aviation airports
He also served as the state block grant liaison, where he was responsible for the funding, planning, technical assistance and program oversight of all general aviation airports
Teterboro Airport is located just 12 miles from downtown Manhattan and is one of the busiest general aviation airports
in the United States -- housing a large number of private and corporate business jet aircraft.
Airports eligible for the federal block grant program include: general aviation airports
, designated reliever airports, and non-primary commercial service airports (those with fewer than 10,000 annual passengers) that are part of the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.
The 15 general aviation airports
were chosen as part of a comprehensive, statewide Airport Administration Building Master Plan that identified projects based on several factors, including public safety needs and the amount of activity at the airport, the state said.
Shedding light on a potential safety hazard that could affect hundreds of airports across the country--while calling for updated guidelines to improve aviation safety--a study by researchers at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, examined the proximity of wind farms to general aviation airports
and how the small aircraft that use them could be affected by the turbulence generated by wind turbines.
AAAE was founded in 1928 and is the largest professional organization representing those who work at publicuse commercial and general aviation airports
General aviation airports
provide a variety of functions, ranging from access for emergency medical services, disaster relief, aerial firefighting, law enforcement and border control to agricultural functions, flight training, charter passenger and time-sensitive air cargo services, among others.
Break-ins attributed to Harris-Moore have raised concerns about security at general aviation airports
One potential improvement in the efficient use of Chinese airspace in future will be the development of more general aviation airports
in future, able to handle all kinds of civil aviation services, Hu said.
General aviation airports
are facilities that handle private planes, and don't generally offer commercial passenger service.
The scenario is particularly frightening when one considers how close some general aviation airports
are to major cities.