For decades, La Guardia Airport has been known for its short runways. Are they truly safe for us to takeoff and land on?
The next phase in the construction of Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport’s new runway began recently with the demolition of a nearby hotel. That space was needed to ensure that aircraft have a sufficient safety area at the end of the runway.
Earlier this week, runway 4L/22R began a 60 day shutdown for rehabilitation work. We take a look at just what impact this closure will have on the airport’s operations.
On Thursday afternoon, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Announced a series of upcoming projects which will improve the regions airports. The first in a series of releases announced the authorization of $225 million to modernize LaGuardia Airport’s infrastructure. The series of “site, building and utility modernization projects” will generate 1,500 jobs, […]
Phil Derner shares a somewhat challenging planespotting experience. Aside from not being able to control the aircraft themselves, photographers must fend with weather, runways, road traffic and camera settings. Maybe he should have stayed in bed.
In light of recent developments meant to enhance situational awareness and aviation safety on the ground, Brian Futterman discusses the nature of runway incursions and challenges the merits of adding to existing technology instead of developing it anew.