• FAA Renews Brunswick Executive Airport’s Participation in Military Airport Program

    FAA Renews Brunswick Executive Airport’s Participation in Military Airport Program0

    The Federal Aviation Administration has selected Brunswick Executive Airport, Brunswick, Maine to participate in the fiscal 2016 Military Airport Program (MAP), allowing the business and general aviation airport at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station to remain in the program for five additional years. Brunswick was the only former military airport or joint use airport added to MAP this year, the third straight year FAA has picked only one participant. Brunswick’s selection will allow it to complete projects that started during the previous five years, according to an FAA fact sheet. Those projects include converting military hangars to civilian use, obstruction removal, drainage upgrades and installing wildlife fencing …

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  • FAA Accepting Applications for Military Airport Program0

    Former military airfields and joint use airports have two months to apply to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Military Airport Program (MAP), a valuable source of funding for capital improvements. The fiscal 2016 MAP has nine slots available for new participants or existing participants eligible for redesignation. One of the slots is slated for a general aviation airport, according to the Nov. 18 Federal Register notice. The program allows participating airports to receive grants from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Participants may be able to receive grant funds from a set-aside — currently 4 percent of AIP discretionary funds — for airport development, including certain projects not otherwise eligible for AIP assistance, including fuel farms, utilities, automobile parking, hangars and air cargo terminals …

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  • FAA Taps England Air Park for Military Airport Program0

    The Federal Aviation Administration selected Alexandria International Airport, located at the former England Air Force Base in central Louisiana, to participate in the Military Airport Program (MAP), providing the airport funds for a major apron rehabilitation project. Alexandria was the only former military airport or joint use airport added to MAP this year, the second straight year FAA has picked only one participant. A total of 15 airports can participate in the program at one time. The England Economic & Industrial Development District, which is responsible for turning the former air base into England Air Park, is expected to receive about $9 million because of this designation …

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