KPMP Pompano Beach Airpark (935 acres) Pompano Beach, FL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KFXE] 4 SW ; [KBCT] 8 N ; [KFLL] 11 S ; [KHWO] 16 SW ;(ave. distance: 10 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 78 (61 single-props, 12 multi-props) … Continue reading

Miami, FL – OEP:KMIA

8-15-2015 KMIA MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (3,300 acres) Miami, FL Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KOPF] 7 N ; [KTMB] 12 SW ; [KHWO] 13 N ; [KFLL] 18 NE ;(ave. distance: 13 nm) Total Based Aircraft:28 (13 multi-props, 15 jets) Operations … Continue reading

Trends in Polar Ice Melting: How soon will the Arctic Ocean become Ice-Free?

A fascinating website, RobertScribbler.wordpress.com, continues to investigate current weather data and produce informative content. Two recent Posts focus on data suggesting two problems with enormous climate and environment ramifications: a NASA study finds that the west coastal glaciers of Antarctica … Continue reading


The OEP 35 (Operational Evolution Partnership) airports are commercial U.S. airports with significant activity. These airports serve major metropolitan areas and also serve as hubs for airline operations. The FAA website claims that more than 70 percent of passengers move through these … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2013Q1]

The following table presents a chronology for the first quarter of 2013, showing all U.S. aviation accidents listed as ‘Fatal’ within the NTSB Aviation Accident Database. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. … Continue reading

Is Arctic ice melting faster than expected?

There was a news article late last month, discussing the rapid decline of Arctic Sea ice. I researched a bit further and found the charts and interpretations at the National Snow & Ice Data Center. It all indicates Arctic ice … Continue reading