Tagged: federal aviation administration

Grants Awarded for Upgrades at 8 Arkansas Airports

by Associated Press 9/17/2014 3:17 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants to eight Arkansas airports.

FAA to Award $1.2M to Arkansas Airports

by Associated Press 8/15/2014 11:48 am

The Federal Aviation Administration will give $1.2 million in grants to five Arkansas airports for facility upgrades and expansions.

Fort Smith, Rogers Airports Get Sizable FAA Grants

by Lee Hogan 8/12/2014 11:04 am

The Fort Smith Regional Airport and the Rogers Municipal-Carter Field Airport are the recipients of two grants, totaling more than $8 million, that will go toward upgrades at each facility.

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology.

Two Airport Projects in El Dorado Gain Approval

by Luke Jones 11/11/2013 12:00 am

Two building projects to expand and renovate parts of the South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado were approved last week. One involves the $1.6 million construction of a new hangar at the airport. The second project involves renovation of the airport’s terminal.