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March 25, 2013
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Wyoming
Riverton Regional to See Taxiway, Apron Reconstruction this Summer

The Riverton City Council has approved plans to move forward with a taxiway and general aviation apron reconstruction project at Riverton Regional Airport. The General Avaiation Apron in front of the airport’s fire station and FBO maintenance hangar is in “very poor” condition.

Read more: County 10

Washington
DOT Introduces Airport Grant Assurances

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) adopted new grant assurances following a public hearing on March 13. The recently adopted airport grant rules will help protect public investment and ensure airports receiving state and federal grants maintain and operate facilities safely, efficiently.

Read more: State Aviation Journal

Minnesota
State needs a statewide airports solution

Minnesota’s winter calm was disrupted by a fast-­breaking controversy over an obscure airplane landing strategy known as Area Navigation (or RNAV). Most Minnesotans didn’t know why so many people suddenly were so upset about a new technology.

Read more: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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New Jersey
Gov. Christie approves Port Authority takeover of Atlantic City International Airport

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could take over operation of Atlantic City International Airport as early as this summer, under an arrangement Gov. Chris Christie approved recently.

Read more: Star Ledger

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