Wausau Downtown Airport prepares for Balloon and Rib Fest

Wausau Downtown Airport prepares for Balloon and Rib Fest
For four days each year, the Wausau Downtown Airport is transformed into a huge festival. More than 25,000 people are expected to come to the airport Thursday through Sunday for the the 2015 Wausau Balloon and Rib Fest. "I know a lot of other airport …
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Ted Drewes vending machines added at Lambert airport
“Ted Drewes has a fanatical following here, and we're excited to be able to offer a unique taste of St. Louis in the airport for our millions of visitors who might not otherwise get a chance to visit the south St. Louis custard stands,” Lambert …
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Suspicious package put Port Columbus airport on lockdown
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Airport officials said a suspicious package discovered at Port Columbus caused parts of the airport to be shut down Monday afternoon. Officials said police investigated the scene at the baggage claim and determined the area …
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Plane forced to return to Charlotte airport after security threat

Plane forced to return to Charlotte airport after security threat
Charlotte, N.C. — A flight bound for Minneapolis was forced to return to Charlotte Douglas International Airport Monday night after a security threat, according to officials. American Airlines flight 1865 from Charlotte, received a security threat …
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Airport Officials Say Summer 2015 is Busiest Travel Season
"The connections to Orlando and Tampa and point south into the Bahamas on Silver Airways, or connecting through Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, and connecting to 176 additional cities around the world," said McClellan. "Those are all big …
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Proposed plan to expand Tipton airport stirs up controversy

Proposed plan to expand Tipton airport stirs up controversy
TIPTON — The city council planned to hear from members of the public during its regular meeting Monday night, about proposed changes to its municipal airport. The Mathews Memorial Airport sits on the southwest side of Tipton. In order to get federal …
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Salem police identify pilot who died in airport crash
Salem police have identified the pilot who died in a Saturday crash at the Salem Airport. John Douglas Layton, 60, of Salem, was the sole occupant of the airplane. Witnesses told investigators a small plane was trying to take off when it crashed north …
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How to Save Money at the Airport Before You Get On the Plane
BestParking.com is a free parking search engine that steers drivers toward the cheapest and most convenient parking facilities in 105 cities and 115 airports. Addresses, phone numbers, photos, rates and other attributes are provided for all facilities …
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Barnstorming event returns to Springfield airport this weekend

Barnstorming event returns to Springfield airport this weekend
Known in recent years for its role in advancing the future of aviation, the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport will reverse directions this weekend and throwback to the Golden Age of Aviation. Often the testing site for the latest Unmanned Aerial …
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FG Reopens Maiduguri Airport
Almost two years after it was closed due to terror activities of the Boko Haram sect, the federal government has re-opened the Maiduguri airport in Borno State. THISDAY learnt that the re-opening of the airport became necessary because of the movement …
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Japan Airport Terminal y CYBERDYNE usarán robots de próxima generación en
TOKIO, 2 de julio de 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd. de Tokio y CYBERDYNE Inc. de Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, anunciaron el 2 de julio que han firmado un memorando de entendimiento (MOU) sobre cooperación empresarial …
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BWI Airport flexes its economic muscle
As planes swoop low over Route 100 preparing to land at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, a typical observer doesn't look up and think of flying dollar signs. But those planes mean serious money for the area's economy.
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Atlanta Airport: Top Efficiency Excellence Award
ATRS release the 2015 airport benchmark study. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wins the Top Efficiency Excellence Award with Korea Airports Corporation, Copenhagen Airport and Athens International Airport are the regional winners.
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Documents: Bank Losing Millions on Airport ATMs
There are 24 ATMs at the airport, according to a memo sent earlier this week to the Metropolitan Airports Commission. By far, U.S. Bank operates the most with 18, but the company says there's been a 16 percent decline in ATM transactions between 2010 …
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Tallahassee's airport goes international

Tallahassee's airport goes international
From here on, call it the Tallahassee International Airport. On Monday, city commissioners and officials unveiled a new logo, name and sign inside the airport terminal. The move marks a new chapter in Tallahassee's economic development, one city …
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Solar-powered airplane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking 5-day flight from
Pilot Andre Borschberg and his single-seat aircraft landed at Kalaeloa, a small airport outside Honolulu. His nearly 118-hour voyage from Nagoya broke the record for the world's longest nonstop solo flight, his team said. The late U.S. adventurer Steve …
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Startup looks to Louisville for new travel club
Allen said the company is currently in talks with the Louisville Regional Airport Authority about taking over the gates left by the exit of Northwest Airlines and creating the first private lounge in Louisville International Airport. Norman Stiefler, a …
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Andiamo opens restaurant at Detroit Metro Airport

Andiamo opens restaurant at Detroit Metro Airport
Travelers passing through the McNamara Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Airport have a new, born-in-Detroit dining option: an Andiamo restaurant. Located in Concourse A, it is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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New law OKs Kent County airport authority
Rick Snyder is letting Kent County move forward with creating a regional airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport outside Grand Rapids. A news release from Snyder's office says the governor signed the legislation Tuesday. It allows …
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Peoria Airport entrance construction begins
PEORIA, Ill. — Entrance road construction at the General Wayne A. Downing International Airport in Peoria has begun. The project will include reconstruction of Everett McKinley Dirksen Parkway from Middle Road into the airport. News Now Digital Daily …
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Coast Guard Helicopter Crash Lands At San Francisco International Airport

Coast Guard Helicopter Crash Lands At San Francisco International Airport
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A Coast Guard helicopter that was conducting hovering training at San Francisco International Airport crash landed Monday. An airport spokesman says the helicopter made a “hard landing” at the Coast Guard base at the …
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HHM Completes Acquisition of Sheraton Miami Airport Conference Hotel
Philadelphia based HHM has completed its acquisition of the Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel and Executive Meeting Center, which features 405 rooms, 17,000 square feet of updated meeting space, an 1,800 square foot fitness facility, plus multiple food and …
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Frontier Airlines Confirms Exit from Delaware's New Castle Airport
According to Scott Goss of the News Journal of Wilmington, the Denver-based carrier was the only one serving New Castle, but hadn't offered service from the airport since April. "Frontier has pulled out of [New Castle Airport] because it wasn't a …
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3 victims in crash at Casper airport identified
The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1RLAwyi ) Casper residents, Peter Wold, Lon Whitman and Joe McGuire, suffered injuries but are expected to fully recover from Saturday's crash at the Casper/Natrona County International Airport. Family …
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Recommendation on UK airport expansion to come Wednesday
LONDON Britain's Heathrow and Gatwick airports will find out on Wednesday which has won the backing of a three-year independent inquiry into the decades-long battle to expand London's airport capacity. The Airports Commission, chaired by Howard …
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Campers aim for sky at Rowan County Airport
Flight planning, airport operation and mechanics were also on the list. “If we don't get young people involved in aviation, it won't continue,” Brown said. Some of the students discovered flying might not be the best aviation-related career path …
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11 coolest airport hotels around the world
Remember when staying at an airport hotel meant cookie-cutter design, a downer continental breakfast and bad pay-per-view movies? Forget all that. A new breed of properties is changing the art of the layover, thanks to ultra-luxe amenities, cutting …
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Name the airport to honor Fred Rogers
Naming Pittsburgh's international entry point the Fred Rogers International Airport would be the perfect way to show his “influence is a part of our fabric.” Generations of Pittsburghers can lay claim to his legacy of kindness and friendliness. What …
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3 survive small plane crash at Casper airport
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – A single-engine plane crashed at the Casper airport Saturday morning, but authorities say the three on board walked away. The Natrona County Sheriff's Office says a Cessna crashed shortly after taking off around 8 a.m. at the …
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Goodman questions city investment in airport project
City Councilman Matthew Goodman is questioning the wisdom of spending public money on a new terminal building at the municipal airport, a project strongly supported by Iowa State University and the Ames business community. At its meeting last Tuesday, …
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