Iowa Legislative Session Good to Aviation

The Iowa Department of Transportation Office of Aviation reports that the 2019 legislative session, which wrapped up last Saturday (April 27), has been good to aviation. While the State Aviation Fund continues to direct aviation fuel taxes and aircraft registration fees to airport development and safety programs, funding for vertical infrastructure projects like airport terminals […]

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Iowa Transportation Commission approves fiscal year 2015 State Aviation Program

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved approximately $4.6 million for the fiscal year 2015 State Aviation Program, which includes several subprograms detailed below. The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) will fund $2.4 million for aviation safety, planning and airport development projects at 21 airports throughout Iowa. Projects funded through the AIP include maintenance of aviation weather systems; […]

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Iowa Aviation Conference to Feature Al Haynes

Registration for attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors is now open for the 2014 Iowa Aviation Conference! Exhibitors will receive booth space on a first-come, first serve basis. Information on the conference, to be held April 22 & 23 at the West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel, is available at the Iowa Aviation Conference website, or can be […]

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Iowa Office of Aviation Seeks Aviation Program Manager

The Iowa DOT has an open position and is seeking an Aviation Program Manager for the state aviation programs in the Office of Aviation. This position is responsible for overseeing the state’s airport maintenance and improvement responsibilities to enhance the state’s air transportation system. This position plays a key role in reviewing, overseeing and providing […]

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Iowa Airport seeking proposals for airport manager/FBO

The Independence Municipal Airport is seeking proposals for an independent contractor to serve as airport manager and fixed-based operator (FBO). See below for details. The city of Independence is seeking qualifications for those interested in providing on-site services to the city of Independence Municipal Airport as a the  FBO and airport manager (one position) for […]

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GAMA to Hold Iowa General Aviation Rally

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association will be holding an Iowa General Aviation Rally Wednesday, August 17th at 9:00 a.m.    The event will be held at the Rockwell Collins Flight Operations Center at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids and will highlight the importance of the general aviation industry in Iowa.   Confirmed speakers include : […]

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