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The DeKalb County Airport…What does DeKalb County Airport do, you ask? What kind of airport is in your back yard? Why should you be proud of your local airport? Watch this video to find out! We’re ready when you are!  Read More
LiveATC – GWBWe are very excited to now be streaming on LiveATC! Just click the link – Airport Detail: KGWB | LiveATC.net or download the LiveATC app for your Apple or Android device. We are steaming our AWOS, Clearance Delivery and CTAF! It’s great fun to listen when away from the airport and it can be a […] Read More
Analysis details airport’s impactKATHRYN BASSETT kbassett@kpcmedia.com AUBURN — The DeKalb County Airport and associated activity generated $24.4 million in economic activity in 2019, according to an economic impact analysis conducted by the Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Institute. Airport representative Randy Fox reviewed highlights of the analysis at Monday’s DeKalb County Council meeting. Economic activity includes spending […] Read More
Fact Sheet – NextGenThe Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, is the ongoing transformation of air traffic control. This transformation includes the transition from primarily ground-based to primarily satellite-enabled surveillance and navigation, from analog voice to digital communication, and from limited data exchange to fully integrated information management. NextGen is improving how we see, navigate and communicate […] Read More
Wings of Freedom TourThe Last Word: Wings of Freedom Tour a walk through WWII aviation history Kerry Hubartt I live about five miles south of the DeKalb County Airport, as the crow flies. So it’s common for airplanes of various kinds to fly overhead on their way to or from the airfield.Monday I heard an unusually loud rumbling […] Read More
Charles Taylor Master Mechanic AwardSteve McMurray, Century Aviation’s Director of Maintenance, has received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in recognition of more than 50 years of aviation maintenance experience. It was presented Friday afternoon at DeKalb County Airport by George Ballard, FAA Safety Program Manager in the Indianapolis Flight Standards Office. The Charles […] Read More
DeKalb County Airport Business Plan“The DCAA chose to draft this Business Plan to ensure that public funds and assets are managed in the most effective manner. The Plan addresses many of the areas that a private sector plan would address. For example, it includes an industry overview and market analysis of trends and competition, a discussion of products and […] Read More
Online Budget NoticesOn March 26, 2014, Governor Pence signed into law House Enrolled Act 1266 (“HEA 1266”). HEA 1266 includes provisions that transition the process of advertising political subdivision budgets and levies from a newspaper system to an online system through the Department of Local Government Finance’s (“Department”) Gateway website. HEA 1266 requires that taxpayers be able […] Read More
Takeoff and Landing Performance AssessmentFrom the FAA: The Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) initiative aims to reduce the risk of runway overruns by providing airport operators with a method to accurately and consistently determine the runway condition when a paved runway is not dry. This information will enable airplane operators, pilots, and flight planners to determine the distance […] Read More