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INDUSTRY UPDATE
Southern Sky Aviation
Acquires Pascagoula FBO
Southern Sky Aviat ion
announced its acquisition of
the sole FBO at Trent Lott
International Airport (PQL)
of Pascagoula, Miss., effective July 14.
Southern Sky Aviation's FBO will be led by
Darryl Brewer, president FBO division, and Tim
Thomas, vice president FBO operations. Brewer
brings 25 years of management experience to the
PQL field as former general manager of Atlantic
Aviation, JetSouth and Mercury at BHM. Thomas
brings more than 20 years of experience to Southern
Sky Aviation's FBO division, including positions
with Atlantic Aviation, Hawthorne, Landmark and
Signature.
www.AviationPros.com/21230520
Colin Hayden Named Project Manager For
Spokane Airports
Spokane Airports named Colin Hayden as project manager
for Spokane International Airport (GEG) and Felts Field
(SFF). Hayden is responsible for construction and project
management of multiple public works,
planning, construction and environmental
projects and manage facilities improvements
projects in multiple buildings.
Hayden brings more than 20 years of
experience in construction, design and project
delivery. Most recently he worked as project
manager for the Port of Vancouver, where he
had a key role in the delivery of the $251 million
West Vancouver Freight Access Project which
received the 2020 American Society of Civil
Engineers (ASCE) Honor Award. He has also worked for
MacKay Sposito and the city of Vancouver, Washington.
" I am excited to the join the GEG team because of the
professionalism and extensive knowledge embedded within
the organization, " said Hayden. " Our team supports each other
and tailors their own strengths to grow the entire team. GEG
is more than an airport; we are an economic engine, powering
development and growth within our region. It is exciting to
have the opportunity to help shape this vision into a reality. "
www.AviationPros.com/21226749
Wittman Regional Airport Holds Ribbon Cutting
on New Terminal
Wittman Regional Airport announced the grand opening
of a new General Aviation Terminal Facility, serving as
the aerial gateway to Oshkosh, Winnebago County and
the Fox Valley Region. On June 30, officials and project
staff held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new terminal.
The General Aviation Terminal's primary use is to
accommodate transient air traffic travelling in and out of
Oshkosh and the greater Fox Valley. The facility is a singlestory,
12,500 square foot building. In addition to serving
general aviation air traffic, the new terminal will also provide
space for Basler Flight Service, airport administrative offices,
space for a rental car operation and meeting rooms available to
the general public. The new facility replaces both the existing
commercial service passenger terminal, built in 1971 and the
former General Aviation terminal, built in 1958.
www.AviationPros.com/21230434
Bob Koenig Named Fire Department Chief at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
Bob Koenig, a fire service veteran with 23
years of service at the Metropolitan Airports
Commission (MAC), has been promoted
to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International
Airport (MSP) fire chief following an
extensive national search.
" Chief Koenig is uniquely qualified to lead
the MSP Fire Department, " said MAC Chief
Operating Officer Roy Fuhrmann. " Over
the course of the past two-plus decades, Chief
Koenig has demonstrated immense technical
and tactical leadership abilities and will continue to ensure our
organization is prepared for every type of emergency response. "
Koenig has served as a shift commander since May 2013.
Prior to that, he worked as a firefighter, firefighter driver and
fire captain. He has worked in fire service since 1989.
www.AviationPros.com/21227937
PHL Celebrates the Construction of Aircraft
Parking Apron
Representatives from the city of Philadelphia's Division of
Aviation and elected officials celebrated the construction
of Philadelphia International Airport's (PHL) new
Remain Overnight (RON) aircraft parking apron at a
groundbreaking on July 14. The apron is located on the
northwest corner of PHL's airfield, next to the FedEx
facilities in Cargo City and on the former site of the USPS
facility that was demolished in 2018. The $40 million
project is expected to be completed in June 2022.
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July-August_2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of July-August_2021

Inside the Fence
Industry Update
FBOs Make a Strong Case for Increasing Charter, Flightschool Business, Other Service Offerings
Legal Matters
New Technology Takes Control of Baggage Systems
Innovating Airport Operations
TAC Air Expands and Improves in Amarillo
PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water: A Growing Concern for Airports
Airports by the Thousands
Satellites Have the Power to Transform the Aviation Industry
Product Focus
July-August_2021 - 1
July-August_2021 - 2
July-August_2021 - 3
July-August_2021 - 4
July-August_2021 - Inside the Fence
July-August_2021 - Industry Update
July-August_2021 - 7
July-August_2021 - 8
July-August_2021 - 9
July-August_2021 - FBOs Make a Strong Case for Increasing Charter, Flightschool Business, Other Service Offerings
July-August_2021 - 11
July-August_2021 - Legal Matters
July-August_2021 - 13
July-August_2021 - New Technology Takes Control of Baggage Systems
July-August_2021 - 15
July-August_2021 - 16
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July-August_2021 - Innovating Airport Operations
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July-August_2021 - 25
July-August_2021 - TAC Air Expands and Improves in Amarillo
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July-August_2021 - 29
July-August_2021 - PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water: A Growing Concern for Airports
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July-August_2021 - Airports by the Thousands
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July-August_2021 - 35
July-August_2021 - Satellites Have the Power to Transform the Aviation Industry
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July-August_2021 - Product Focus
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