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2012-02-06 09:00:00

BUTLER, Pa., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marmon/Keystone president J.T. "Tim" Spatafore has announced the opening of a 38,000 square-foot warehousing facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The new location opened for business on February 1, 2012. Conveniently situated near the Tulsa International Airport and Interstate 44, the warehouse will service customers throughout Oklahoma, Southeast Kansas, Southwest Missouri, and West Central Arkansas. A full range of carbon, stainless steel and...

2008-09-23 09:00:42

By DR STEWART Designs for airport concourse renovation OK'd Preliminary designs for the $25 million renovation of the east and west concourses at Tulsa International Airport were approved unanimously Thursday by the Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust. Trustees approved a design that features 5-foot-wide peaked skylights running the 500-foot length of the concourses. Under the proposal developed by project architect Dan Pearson, managing director of Benham Cos. LLC, the concourse...

2008-09-16 12:00:28

By DR STEWART 1. Describe what you do as marketing director at Tulsa International Airport. My primary responsibility is to maintain communications with all of our partners to maximize the service provided to our customers. Partners include any of our tenants, volunteers, area educational institutions, the media and our employees. My ultimate goal is to ensure that our users have services and facilities that meet their needs and that leave them with a favorable impression of our...

2008-08-27 09:01:02

By DR STEWART After a promising and unique start-up of air service in April 2007, ExpressJet Airlines will make its last flight from Tulsa International Airport on Saturday afternoon. The Houston-based regional carrier, a unit of Continental Airlines, is ending its daily nonstop service from Tulsa to Albuquerque, San Diego, Ontario/Los Angeles and Sacramento this weekend and in 20 other cities Sept. 2, airline executives said. ExpressJet ended its daily service between Tulsa, San...

2008-08-17 18:00:32

Passenger boardings at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City increased 3.9 percent in July from a year earlier. Enplanements for the month totaled 182,689, up from 175,760 for July 2007, according to a report from the airport. Passenger departures for the month totaled 183,372, up 1.6 percent from 180,514 a year earlier. Boardings in Oklahoma City for the first seven months of 2008 totaled 1.1 million, up 5.7 percent from the first seven months of 2007. Deplanements were up 4.7...

2008-07-23 15:00:59

By D.R. Stewart, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 23--The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust approved a $2.1 million construction contract Tuesday to extend an aircraft taxilane and utilities into the 250-acre North Development Area at Tulsa International Airport. The contract went to the low bidder, Sherwood Construction Inc., 4716 N. 193rd East Ave. Horizon Construction, 13737 E. 46th St. N., was the other bidder on the project. Horizon bid $2.3 million. The engineer's estimate for the project...

2008-07-14 12:00:42

By DR STEWART Ground broken for American facility Fifty government officials and representatives of American Airlines held a ceremonial ground-breaking Thursday for the first aircraft maintenance hangar built at Tulsa International Airport in 20 years. Although heavy rains scuttled the shovels, participants still were enthusiastic about American's new hangar and the growing aerospace industry in Tulsa. "This takes a team, an incredible group of volunteer citizens at the Tulsa...

2008-07-14 09:00:46

By Kirby Lee Davis Oklahoma's commercial airports could only fly clear of industry turbulence so long. Passenger boardings at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport rose 6.1 percent to 939,029 through the first half of 2008. Tulsa International Airport recorded a 3.98-percent gain to 806,608. To some degree this reflects strong economies supporting air traffic exceeding national results, especially in the first quarter. TIA Marketing Director Alexis Higgins attributed Tulsa's double-...

2008-07-11 12:00:41

By D.R. Stewart, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 11--Fifty government officials and representatives of American Airlines held a ceremonial ground-breaking Thursday for the first aircraft maintenance hangar built at Tulsa International Airport in 20 years. Although heavy rains scuttled the shovels, participants still were enthusiastic about American's new hangar and the growing aerospace industry in Tulsa. "This takes a team, an incredible group of volunteer citizens at the Tulsa airport board,...

2008-06-27 15:02:43

By P.J. Lassek, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 27--The City Council voted 5-2 Thursday to have property taxpayers pay the Bank of Oklahoma $7.1 million to settle a lawsuit connected to a loan default by the defunct Great Plains Airline. However, the council did not grant an emergency clause that would have expedited the release of the funds to meet a June 30 deadline for payment. The council was told that under the terms of the settlement agreement, the city will pay the full amount on or...