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FAA to hold Virtual Public Workshops

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold 12 Virtual Public Workshops from June 3 to June 12 on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the South-Central Florida Metroplex project, the agency’s plan to modernize air traffic procedures for 21 airports in the southern half of the state. Residents can view the schedule and register to attend a virtual workshop at Community Involvement South Central Florida. During the workshops, the FAA will ... [+]

USDOT Announces Grants to 232 Airports in 43 States

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Department will award $478 million in airport infrastructure grants to 232 airports in 43 states, including American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico. This is the fourth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) in ... [+]

More Access to Airspace to Fly Drones

Starting on May 23, more than 100 control towers and airports will be added to the hundreds of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic facilities and airports that currently use the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system. LAANC is a collaboration between the FAA and industry that directly supports the ... [+]

FAA Supports St. Thomas commercial air service

On Thursday, September 28, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic controllers handled the landing of the first commercial air carrier flight in weeks into the Cyril E. King International Airport in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (TIST). Working from a mobile air traffic tower the FAA moved to the island last weekend, the controllers ... [+]

Commercial Airline Service Resumes in San Juan

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hurricane recovery efforts are now supporting more than a dozen commercial passenger flights per day at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. As the agency continues to restore radars, navigational aids and other equipment damaged during Hurricane Maria, the number of commercial ... [+]

FAA Administrator Visits Singapore

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement on February 16 with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). He is visiting the Singapore Air Show and meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aviation leaders this week as part of his ... [+]

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