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FAA Provides $8 Billion in Airport Rescue Grants

June 24, 2021 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $8 billion in grants to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts…

Elwell Appointed FAA Deputy Administrator

July 3, 2017 - in News, People

Dan Elwell was sworn in this week as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator.  Appointed by President Donald J. Trump, Elwell…

House, Senate Committees Take Up FAA Bills

June 28, 2017 - in Transportation

Both the House and Senate authorizing committees have new bills to consider that would reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration and retain many…

FAA Dedicates New Traffic Control Tower at San Francisco International Airport

October 13, 2016 - in Buildings

SAN FRANCISCO – FAA Administrator Michael Huerta joined local officials today in dedicating the new, environmentally friendly airport traffic control tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Rising up in a graceful flare, the new tower is 221…

New FAA Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Go Into Effect

August 30, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the implementation of the first operational rules for routine non-hobbyist use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS…

New Report on Cities and Drones Released by National League of Cities

August 17, 2016 - in Corporate, News

WASHINGTON — The National League of Cities (NLC) today announced the release of Cities and Drones, a new report that provides cities with insight on the recently released Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules relating to drone operation. The report…

ADOT&PF Completes $59 Million One-Of-A-Kind Airport Project

July 25, 2016 - in News, Projects

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has completed the $59 million Kodiak Airport Runway Safety Area Extension. This unusual project presented a major challenge — there wasn’t enough land for…