S43 Harvey Field (145 acres) Snohomish, WA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KPAE] 7 W ; [KAWO] 16 N ; [KBFI] 24 S ; [KRNT] 25 S ;(ave. distance: 18 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 241 (218 single-props, 8 multi-props, 8 gliders … 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


Paine Field, also known as Snohomish County Airport, is located north of Seattle. The airport was started as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in 1936, and was slated to become one of ten ‘super airports’ in the nation. The … Continue reading


KAWO Arlington Municipal Airport (1,200 acres) Arlington, WA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [S43] 16 S ; [KPAE] 16 S ; [KOKH] 21 W ; [KBVS] 21 NW ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 398 (259 single-props, 13 multi-props, 105 … Continue reading

The aiREPORT: [2013Q3, week-13]

…aiREPORT is a weekly collection of notes and links to news items relevant to aviation impacts and FAA reform. It is provided as a research tool… Third Quarter, Week #13: September 22 — September 28, 2013 summary: Top AvNews Story: … Continue reading

The aiREPORT [2013Q3]

…The aiREPORT provides a random collection of links and concise summaries of news articles relevant to the impact of aviation, as compiled each week. It is presented as a research tool and historical record, aimed at identifying trends, while also revealing strategies repeated by … Continue reading