Newsroom Archives

October 18, 2010

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction projects at various airports across the state are one step closer to completion after the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission recently awarded those airports with nearly $550,000 in state grants.

October 13, 2010

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission came away from a recent aviation conference with a few pieces of hardware they weren’t expecting.

August 17, 2010

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Wes Stucky of Ardmore was recently selected chairman of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2011.

May 20, 2010

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma State University recently honored its first graduate of the university’s new bachelor’s degree program in Aerospace Logistics, a unique program offered entirely in Oklahoma City at Rose State College.

March 23, 2010

By Harve Allen

OKLAHOMA CITY – During their March meeting, members of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission approved state grants for capital improvement projects at both Shawnee Municipal Airport and Eaker Field in Durant.

March 1, 2010

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Drive west on Interstate 40 from Oklahoma City and before long you begin to run into the what seems like a never-ending sea of wind turbines dotting the western part of the state.

December 17, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction projects scheduled at several regional business airports across the state are one step closer to becoming reality following the approval of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s 2010-2012 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

December 2, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the House Transportation Committee, along with other elected officials, convened in Weatherford on Dec. 1 for an interim study to examine the development of the state’s regional and municipal airports.

October 23, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Stillwater Regional Airport can now bring in the “big boys,” thanks to a recently completed runway project that was paid for by federal stimulus money.

August 12, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Programs designed to get more kids interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have received a financial boost from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission for the upcoming year.

July 22, 2009

 

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Bartlesville businessman Kenneth Adams was recently selected to serve as chairman for the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission through fiscal year 2010, which began July 1 and ends June 30, 2010.

July 21, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry has appointed Dr. David Conway of Durant, Okla., to the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission.

July 1, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Victor Bird, director of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, was named the 2009 recipient of the prestigious General Thomas P. Stafford Award during the eighth annual Oklahoma Aerospace Summit and Expo June 15-18 in Tulsa.

May 28, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Construction projects at six of Oklahoma’s general aviation airports will proceed as planned now that the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has approved $1.6 million in capital improvement grants for those airports. 

May 21, 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials with the Oklahoma Airport Operators Association announced the recipients of this year’s awards during the OAOA’s 2009 conference that was held recently on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

May 21, 2009

 

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Air travelers flying in and out of the Okmulgee Regional Airport will soon have an easier – and safer – time accessing the airport’s hangar and terminal areas.

May 4, 2009

By Harve Allen 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Many of the state’s largest aerospace companies will join the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission at the state Capitol on Wednesday, May 6, for the sixth annual Aviation Day. The event will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on the fourth floor rotunda.

April 9, 2009

 

 

By Harve Allen 

April 1, 2009

 

By Harve Allen

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma has joined the fight to block the implementation of a proposed federal security program that officials contend will damage or cripple the nation’s general aviation industry.

March 30, 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY – State aviation officials recently learned which airports around the state would be the beneficiaries of additional funding from the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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