KAUS Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (4,242 acres) Austin, TX Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KEDC] 13 NE ; [3R9] 19 NW ; [50R] 21 S ; [KHYI] 21 SW ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 214 (110 single-props, 37 multi-props) (34 … Continue reading

The Third Head of the NextGen Hydra: How FAA is Jamming Arrivals Closer Together

Three months ago, the ‘Dissecting NextGen’ presentation was made in Des Moines, to help people better understand the impacts of NextGen around Sea-Tac International Airport [KSEA]. Included within that presentation was discussion of ‘Hub Concentration’ and ‘Route Concentration’, as two … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q3]

The following table presents a chronology for the third quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading


Located on 1,300 acres in central Texas, the San Marcos Municipal Airport was formed in 1965 after the closure of Gary Air Force Base. The base was used to train thousands of air navigators during WWII, then became the largest … Continue reading