SAJ Skybrief

December 31, 2012
Denver Int’l Airport Terminal – Photo by Shahn Sederberg, graphic interpretation by Andrew Stevens
Photo by Kim Stevens
Airplane Restaurant Catches the Eye in the Springs
The centerpiece for the Airplane Restaurant in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a fully intact Boeing KC-97 tanker. Built in 1953, this magnificent airplane refueled aircraft throughout the world. Then, in May 2002, it began its second mission~ to be the preeminent aviation restaurant in the United States. Forty-two passengers can actually eat in the plane of the 275-seat restaurant. Rich in aviation history, displaying 100’s of pictures, memorabilia and rare artifacts, Solo’s offers much more than great food, it offers a flight through aviation history.

For more information: Airplane Restaurant

Tulsa airports’ new lighting produces big savings

At Tulsa International Airport and Jones Riverside Airport, energy conservation investments are producing major payoffs.

Read more: Tulsa World


North Dakota
Boardings up at Grand Forks

Numbers don’t lie. And what the numbers say about the Grand Forks International Airport is “We are very viable, very busy. Our community should be very proud of their airport,” said Patrick Dame, Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority executive director.

Read more: Prairie Business