Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Hog Infestation Halts Historic Airport Runway

By on October 25th, 2014 | Last updated: October 24, 2014 at 3:05 pm

A hog infestation at Williston Municipal Airport’s grass runway is causing delays in the approval of the runway by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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The Men Behind the Flying Car That Crashed in Marion County

By on October 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 12:33 pm

A flying car crashed on Tuesday in Marion County after going on an orientation flight. Two passengers suffered minor injuries but are currently safe.

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Camp Blanding Gets Grant for Safety System Improvements

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Camp Blanding military base in Starke will be undergoing two safety system upgrades thanks to funds from a grant. The upgrades are to be completed by 2014.

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FAA delays closing of Ocala International Airport tower

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 6:05 pm

The April 15 closing of the Ocala International Airport control tower was delayed by the Federal Aviation Administration to June 15.

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White House’s sequester plan would affect budgets of Alachua County programs

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 4:27 pm

The White House’s newly released sequester, or governmental budget cuts plan, will affect Alachua County and Florida programs.

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In the News: cuts threaten air travel, Gainesville to acquire closed prison, smoking ban, GRU coal supply, Tebow cancels talk

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Federal Spending Cuts Threaten Delays in Air Travel – The effects of impending federal spending cuts include flight delays, reduced takeoffs and slower security. Reduced work time for employees of the Federal Aviation Administration could decrease the average number of [...]

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