Longtime Airport and State Aviation Official, Michael Klein Passes Away    

Michael Klein, A.A.E., a longtime airport executive, commercial pilot and most recently the manager of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), Aeronuatics Group, passed away last week.   Klein worked on national aviation issues by serving as the Chairman of the AAAE General Aviation National Committee and as a member of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) […]

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Scottsdale, AZ Aviation Business Center Earns LEED Gold

The U.S. Green Building Council has recognized the City of Scottsdale’s Aviation Business Center with the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification. The award recognizes the project for its sustainable, green building qualities. The Aviation Business Center is a modern two-story 23,250 SF steel building featuring glass facades, wood designer elements and […]

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PHX Sky Train®—Stage 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport Earns Envision Gold Award for Sustainable Infrastructure

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced today that Stage 2 of Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport Sky Train (PHX Sky Train®) is the recent recipient of an Envision Gold Award for sustainability. This is the airport’s first Envision award and the third Envision-awarded project in the State of Arizona. Stage 2 of the PHX […]

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Remembering Ray Johnson

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, Raymond J. Johnson passed away at the age of 94. Throughout his lifetime, Johnson left his mark on aviation, literally around the world through his involvement with state aviation, the Civil Air Patrol, the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) and many other organizations.   Johnson, who spent a good deal of […]

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