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2013-05-18 23:01:06

The new PHX Sky Train people-mover system is a prototype for airports seeking modern transit solutions. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport opened Stage 1 of the PHX Sky Train to customers on April 8, 2013, marking a global distinction for Gannett Fleming as design engineer of the first transit bridge in the world to cross an active taxiway. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport opened Stage 1 of the PHX Sky Train to customers on April 8, 2013,...

2012-05-24 10:20:22

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE - www.score.org - mentors to America's small business, on this Memorial Day weekend highlights clients Kevin McDermott and Steven Smits, owners of Patriot Taxiway, 2010 SCORE Award winner for Outstanding Veteran-Owned Business, for their nomination as Wisconsin Manufacturer of the year. SCORE recognizes Patriot Taxiway's contributions to the labor force and economy in Wisconsin and encourages the many returning veterans seeking to...

2010-03-22 09:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An investment of $13.8 million in federal and state funds will help 32 Pennsylvania airports make upgrades and enhance safety, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today. "Aviation is a $12 billion industry in Pennsylvania, and investments in our airports pay dividends in job creation and economic growth," Governor Rendell said. "Each dollar we invest helps the airports stay safe and improves their service and infrastructure. The funding...

2010-03-09 21:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the recipient of the Excellence in Concrete Award presented annually by the Southern California chapter of the American Concrete Institute in recognition of "excellence in environmental usage of concrete on the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Crossfield Taxiway Project." As part of the project, a 1,600 space parking lot was constructed to accommodate airline tenants who were being displaced by the new...

2008-12-04 14:56:00

DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport today opened the first quadrant of its state-of-the-art perimeter taxiway, a revolutionary aviation concept designed and implemented in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that will increase safety and efficiency of runways. The new taxiways will eliminate hundreds of aircraft crossings a day at the Airport, where as many as 1,500 runway crossings occur daily. The first quadrant of...

2008-10-11 12:00:16

By Associated Press OGDEN -- City officials hope that a $5 million taxiway at Ogden- Hinckley Airport will help bring commercial flights to the airport. The 8,000-foot taxiway opened Wednesday. Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey says commercial service is necessary to make the airport pay for itself. The city has been working with a consultant from California for about 18 months to attract a commercial carrier. Work on the taxiway, which runs parallel to the airport's main runway, began in...

2008-10-06 00:00:25

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has approved a $373,685 project to construct a T-hangar and taxiway extension at the Platteville Municipal Airport. It releases $2,927 in state funds to extend a taxiway in the hangar area, update planning documents and upgrade runway edge lights. The city of Platteville is contributing another $15,758 and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $355,000. The project will also include design and construction of a six-bay T- hangar. According to...

2008-09-27 15:00:24

By Paul Edward Parker A spike in the cost of asphalt prompts Cardi Corp. to ask the airport corporation for more money for paving a taxiway. WARWICK -- In another sign of stress on the economy, the company that is paving a taxiway extension at T.F. Green Airport asked the airport's board yesterday to help defray the soaring cost of asphalt. "We're here to request an indulgence, basically, from the board," Stephen Cardi, treasurer of Cardi Corp., said at a meeting of the board of the...

2008-09-16 21:00:20

Construction crews on Monday began installing a $6 million runway stoplight system at Los Angeles International Airport. The runway status lights system is expected to start working by the beginning of next year on four taxiway intersections and the inner runway on the north airfield. The south airfield will have lights at three taxiways. The red lights will be embedded in pavement and switch on anytime it's unsafe for a pilot to cross a runway or take off from the airport, according...

2008-09-10 09:00:30

Alaska Airlines has equipped its entire aircraft fleet with the Runway Awareness and Advisory System, a system designed and developed by Honeywell to help prevent accidents on runways and taxiways. The Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS) provide pilots with audible alerts when they approach and enter taxiways and runways. The system confirms runway identifications to help ensure pilots are on the correct runway with enough distance to complete takeoff, and provides an audible...