News from AvPORTS

News from Gary/Chicago International Airport

UPS Begins Gary Airport Operations The first UPS jet arrived Monday, November 2, 2020 at the Gary/Chicago International Airport as part of the shipping company’s agreement to utilize GYY as part of its Next Day Air Service. Airbus A300 and Boeing 757 jets will make round-trips between Gary, Louisville, and Philadelphia each weekday.  The UPS […]

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Suzanne Boda

AFCO and AvPORTS Add Former American Airlines Exec to Board

Airport management and development platforms, owned by fund managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, gearing up for new era in aviation with operations vet Boda on board as director Dulles, VA. – Aviation Facilities Company Management (“AFCO”) and AvPORTS announced today that veteran airline senior executive Suzanne Boda has joined its board as […]

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Moffet Airfield Breakthrough Prize Airport Management

News from Moffett Field

2020 marks AvPORTS’ five year anniversary managing Moffett Field! 2019 was a very busy year at NUQ. Kicking off the year, we began with needed maintenance projects: crack and spall repairs and other pavement improvements on Rwy14L/32R, switching our Rwy 14L/32R edge lights to LED, upgrades to all of our Navigational Aids, including new ILS/LOC […]

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Vaughn College Gala, November 7, 2019  AvPORTS was pleased to sponsor the 2019 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Gala Event held on November 7, 2019. AvPORTS employees from various sites attended the Gala, many of whom are alumni of Vaughn College. Stephen Ferguson, a long-standing Professor of the College’s Airport Management program and who […]

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AeroStart Aviation Institute Youth Day

News from Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary / Chicago International Airport Honored with 2018 -2019 Balchen / Post Snow Removal Award Outstanding Achievement in Small General Aviation Snow & Ice Control Award Presented by International Aviation Snow Symposium. (Gary, IN – May 14th, 2019) – Gary / Chicago International Airport has been honored with the 2018-2019 Balchen / Post Award for […]

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Burger King Sign

News from Albany International Airport

Albany Airport Terminal Renovations Albany International Airport is getting ready to open its third new concession, Burger King, which will occupy the former McDonald’s space just beyond the security checkpoint and is expected to open the week of Oct. 14. As recently announced by airport spokesman Doug Myers, this will be the third new concession the […]

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News from New York Stewart International Airport 2019

FIS – Federal Inspection Station The Port Authority of NY and NJ has approved and begun the construction of a $37 million international arrivals facility at New York Stewart International Airport.  Construction began earlier this summer and the concrete foundation and slab have recently been poured. The 20,000 square foot addition is being constructed at […]

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Static Display of an Indiana Army National Guard Blackhawk Helicopter

News from Gary Chicago International Airport (GYY)

Gary Chicago International Airport GYY hosted two events for StarBase on Friday June 14 and June 21 with 25 students for each event. The events were held in the Terminal then they were given a tour of the following locations here at the airport: – ARFF Station ( Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting ) tour […]

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snow blower for airport facility at FRG airport

News From Republic Airport (FRG)

Let it snow… In 2014, Republic Airport was awarded a grant in the amount of $750,000 under the Aviation Capital Grant Program to replace our 1980 Schmidt Unimog snow blower. This equipment was at the end of its life cycle and the staff was no longer able to source parts for the equipment. This negatively […]

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Emergency Exercise at Teterboro Airport

News From Teterboro Airport

Family Assistance Plan In December of 2018, TEB implemented the airport’s first ever Victim and Family Assistance Plan to support victims and families impacted by a crisis or accident.  The Plan, which was developed as a voluntary measure, addresses establishment of a Passenger Gathering Area (PGA) on the airport, and a Friends and Family Reception […]

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Man salutes planes taking off

AvPORTS proud to sponsor the rewarding tribute of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which “Honors American Veterans” for all their sacrifices. They transport these heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials at no cost to them. Photography by Joel Shkedy, operations coordinator at HPN.

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Enhanced Wifi at Newark Liberty International Airport

Customer Experience Upgrades at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal A

Over the past year, the AvPORTS staff at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) have partnered with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to bring a series of customer enhancements to Terminal A. Following his arrival last fall, the Port Authority Executive Director, Rick Cotton, has made Customer Experience issues a priority […]

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Norwegian Airbus 330-300

Norwegian SWF Aircraft Upgrade

It’s official, Norwegian has been doing so well with the Dreamliner 787-9 at New York Stewart International Airport (SWF), that starting in April, 2019, they continued Wide body service using an Airbus A330-300. The A330-300 has 50 more seats than the 787-9, and Norwegian tells us they have sold every seat on this aircraft for […]

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Photo of Albany International Airport

News From Albany International Airport

The airport is receiving a new look. Enplanements are rising and accommodating the traveling public is a primary focus for the airport. Where do travelers park? Where does the traveler go once they reach the airport? These and other questions are being addressed through upgrades and modernization at Albany International Airport. The airport is undergoing […]

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AvPORTS Announces New CEO, Jorge Roberts

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Tweed Airport News

News From Tweed New Haven Airport

HVN AIRPORT MARKS FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN AIRLINES REGIONAL JET SERVICE – ADDING CHARLOTTE SERVICE In the year since American Airlines replaced its turboprop aircraft with Regional Jets, just under 77,000 passengers have traveled through convenient, hassle-free HVN Airport, a 35% ridership increase over the prior 12 months. “The Tweed – New Haven Airport Authority […]

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Hangar at night at Moffett Air Field

News From Moffett Air Field

Welcome to Moffett Field, which is currently the only west coast AFCO AvPORTS facility. We are located in the southern end of the San Francisco Bay Area about 7 miles north of San Jose (do you know the way?). AvPORTS was hired by Planetary Ventures (Google) to manage the airport when they won the bid […]

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News from Gary/Chicago International Airport

Gary/Chicago International Airport is located minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from downtown Chicago. It is the official “third airport” for the Chicago metropolitan area, supplementing Chicago’s major airports, O’Hare and Midway. GYY’s 8,859 foot runway is the longest in the region other than O’Hare. GYY is a full service […]

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