Tag Archives: Gainesville Regional Airport

Gainesville Landfill Transforms Into Floodplain

By on September 30th, 2015 | Last updated: September 30, 2015 at 5:27 pm

A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.

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Gainesville Regional Airport Takes Steps To Regulate Uber

By on June 11th, 2015 | Last updated: June 15, 2015 at 9:05 am

Gainesville city commissioners are working to create regulations that will lessen disparities between Uber and taxi cabs to place the two companies on even footing at the regional airport. The commissioners will discuss the regulations at the next commission meeting on June 18.

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Equipment Malfunction Cancels Flights at Gainesville Airport

By on December 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: December 22, 2014 at 11:14 am

A number of flights were canceled in and out of the Gainesville Regional Airport Sunday after part of the airport’s flight landing systems malfunctioned.

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Dr. Michael Avery or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Vultures

By on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 8:13 am

One local researcher is an international expert in avian wildlife management and how birds like vultures impact human activity, and vice versa.

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How To Cut Travel Costs For 2013 Holidays

By on November 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Travel professionals reveal which days are cheapest to fly and how to cut traveling costs.

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Gainesville Emergency Response Drill Brings Agencies, Students Together

By on October 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 12:27 pm

Every three years, Gainesville Fire Rescue and other agencies come together to simulate an emergency rescue drill that incorporates Santa Fe College students.

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How the Gainesville Regional Airport Prepares for Plane Crashes

By on July 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 4:35 pm

Although no major commercial airlines have crashed into Gainesville Regional Airport, there have been six fatalities in two accidents during the past decade — three in April 2006 and three in November 2008.

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Gainesville airport completes eco-friendly renovations

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 7, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Gainesville held a ceremony Thursday celebrating the end of $1.3 million in renovations with many eco-friendly features.

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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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Feb. 27, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:42 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: pothole repair, airport renovation, women attacked, Iran nuclear program, Pope Benedict XVI.

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