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KAHN Athens/Ben Epps Airport (425 acres) Athens, GA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [19A] 18 NW ; [52A] 21 S ; [D73] 21 SW ; [KWDR] 17 W ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 78 (68 single-props, 10 multi-props) Operations … Continue reading

FAA History: 1978

FAA History (main page) Tuesday, January 10, 1978:A conflict alert system designed to warn air traffic controllers of potential midair collisions in busy terminal areas became operational at Houston International Airport, the first Automated Terminal Radar System (ARTS III) to … Continue reading

FAA History: 1977

FAA History (main page) Monday, January 10, 1977:FAA published a rule raising the maximum number of transport aircraft passenger seats per main (Type A) emergency exit from 100 to 110, effective February 10, 1977. The change cleared the way for … Continue reading

FAA History: 2010

FAA History (main page) Tuesday, January 12, 2010:Controllers at the Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center began using automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) to manage aircraft flying over the Gulf of Mexico. Houston was the first of four sites selected to … Continue reading

NEWSCLIP-2012-03-01: Terminal Sickness

From the March/ April 2012 issue of Washington Monthly How a thirty-year-old policy of deregulation is slowly killing America’s airline system—and taking down Cincinnati, Memphis, and St. Louis with it. By Phillip Longman and Lina Khan “It was certainly one … Continue reading

NEWSCLIP-2012-04-24: Terminal Sickness

How a thirty-year-old policy of deregulation is slowly killing America’s airline system—and taking down Cincinnati, Memphis, and St. Louis with it. By Phillip Longman and Lina Khan It was certainly one of the hardest choices that I’ve ever made,” explained … Continue reading