Funding Approved in Colorado and Michigan to Tackle PFAS at Airports

In an innovative and proactive move, the Colorado Aeronautical Board (CAB) has approved $400,000 in state aviation funding to assist Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified commercial service airports in Colorado with the acquisition of equipment to minimize the environmental impact of firefighting foam containing toxic chemicals, known as polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). In Michigan, MDOT, the […]

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National Institute of Aerospace Introduces New Program Manager for Smart Airport and Aviation Partnership

The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) announced Carole M. Mattessich, Esq. as the Program Director for the newly created Smart Airport and Aviation Partnership (SAAP) centered in Southern New Jersey. SAAP was established through a Regional Innovation Strategies Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to the Atlantic County Economic Alliance (ACEA).  The purpose of […]

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Hollywood Burbank Airport and Van Nuys Airport Hold Second Joint Noise Task Force Meeting

The Southern San Fernando Valley Airplane Noise Task Force (Task Force) held its second meeting at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel Convention Center. This Task force is a group formed to collaboratively address community concerns regarding aircraft noise resulting from planes departing from Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The […]

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NASAO Announces 202O Board Members

Photo above – NASAO Executive Board (left to right): Anthony McCloskey (PA), Treasurer; John Binder (AK), Chair; Bobby Walston (NC), Vice Chair; Cassandra Isackson (MN), Immediate Past Chair; Dave Ulane (CO), Secretary. The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) announced the members of the 2019 – 2020 Board at NASAO’s 88th Annual Convention & […]

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Colorado Aeronautics Division’s Shahn Sederberg Receives State Aviation Distinguished Service Award

Photo above – From left are, Colorado Aeronautics Division Director David Ulane, Shahn Sederberg, Aviation Planner Kaitlyn Westendorf, and Program Manager Todd Green. The Colorado Division of Aeronautics Communications & Multimedia Manager Shahn Sederberg received the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) “2019 State Aviation Distinguished Service Award”.  The award was announced at an […]

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