KMDT Harrisburg International Airport (680 acres) Middletown, PA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KCXY] 4 W ; [58N] 10 NE ; [N71] 11 SE ; [KMUI] 17 NE ;(ave. distance: 11 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 36 (2 single-props, 16 multi-props) (9 … Continue reading

1990 vs 2005 vs 2016 Operations: Exposing FAA’s Inaccurate Forecasts

While doing some online research and archiving of older FAA documents, I ran into a copy of FAA’s 1993 Aviation System Capacity Plan. (click here for an archived copy of the 389-page document). Within this document, Table A-3 offered a … 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


KCXY Capital City Airport (320 acres) Harrisburg, PA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMDT] 4 E ; [58N] 13 E ; [N71] 15 SE ; [N94] 15 W ;(ave. distance: 12 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 98 (70 single-props, 17 multi-props) (3 … Continue reading