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Md. airports make plea to keep control towers

McLEAN, Va. — Just one year ago, Frederick Municipal Airport debuted a new, $5 million air traffic control tower paid for by the federal stimulus legislation. Now, automatic budget cuts have the new tower and four others at small to ...

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Western Md. wind project deemed aviation navigation hazard

FROSTBURG — The developer of the proposed Fourmile Ridge wind power project says it is working to overcome objections by federal aviation officials. Project developer Synergics says the Federal Aviation Administration has determined the 24 planned turbines in eastern Garrett ...

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Crisfield Airport gets $78,000 federal grant

WASHINGTON — Crisfield Municipal Airport has been awarded a grant of more than $78,000 to update its master plan. The Federal Aviation Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will help improve safety and upgrade operations. The master should ...

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Dorchester County gets $92K fed grant for airport

CAMBRIDGE — A $92,000 federal grant will help plan the future of the Cambridge-Dorchester Airport. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday. The senators say the grant will be used ...

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FAA to bar operation that led to close call

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration will bar airports nationwide from using a traffic-reversing operation that led to a close call last week at an airport near the nation’s capital. No commercial airports will be able to use the maneuver, ...

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U.S. seeks $162M in fines against AMR, American Air

DALLAS — Federal safety regulators are seeking up to $162.4 million in fines against American Airlines and its affiliates for alleged violations of U.S. safety standards going back several years. The sanctions would dwarf any previous penalties against an airline. ...

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BWI awarded $12M grant for runways

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has been awarded a $12 million grant to improve and upgrade runaways. The Capital of Annapolis reports that the grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will be used for the first phase of ...

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Frederick airport to be first in Maryland to use new FAA technology

FREDERICK — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin says Frederick Municipal Airport will be the first general-aviation airport in Maryland using new technology to track aircraft. Cardin made the announcement Tuesday at the airport, where he also toured a new, $5.3 million ...

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