GWB Maintenance/NOTAM’s - Runway Extension The DeKalb County Airport is currently in the process of extending runway 9-27 from 5,000 ft to 7,100 ft. This project has been planned for over two decades. Recently we finished construction on the extension of CR 62 (2021), and the grade and drain portion of the project (2022). In the interest of […]
KGWB Winter Operations - November 2022 As another winter season begins, we wanted to review with everyone our snow removal operations and point out some changes for 2022-2023. One thing that has not changed is our availability, if you need to conduct an operation outside of normal business hours, contact us on our main line or 260-226-1158 emergency number […]
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!
LiveATC – GWB - We 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 […]
Analysis details airport’s impact - KATHRYN BASSETT email@example.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 […]
Fact Sheet – NextGen - The 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 […]
Wings of Freedom Tour - The 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 […]
Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award - Steve 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 […]