Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field

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Boshears Fly-in faces changes

Boshears Skyfest is going back to its roots as a fly-in after the Federal Aviation Administration denied Daniel Field Airport a waiver to host aerobatics.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Augusta airports question cost, benefits of city's stormwater fee

Daniel Field is wondering how it will afford its monthly assessment of $2,176, and an airport official says the city hasn't guaranteed it will provide services worth that amount.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Record number use Augusta Regional Airport

Airport officials say more passengers than ever used the facility in 2015, a sign that local travelers are continuing to respond positively to expanded airline service and more competitive fares.
By Damon Cline | Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Marshal's office to ramp up airport security during holidays

Richmond County Marshal Steve Smith doesn't buy into the belief that Augusta Regional Airport is a "soft target."
By Travis Highfield | Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Airport wants former director to return through Masters

The Augusta Aviation Com­mission voted Thursday to pursue a six-month contract with former Director Gary LeTellier as it begins a new search for a permanent airport director.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Augusta students learn about aviation careers

Thirty Richmond County high school and middle school students got a "behind the curtain" look at how airport workers do their jobs during Augusta Regional Airport's Aviation Career Day.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Aviation commission fires airport director

Roy Williams had been at Augusta Regional Airport less than a year after being named to replace Gary LeTellier in January.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Loaded gun found in bag at Augusta airport

The passenger, who has not been identified, was able to produce a valid permit so no criminal charges will be filed.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

It was only a drill but the carnage seemed real Wednesday. To make the drill seem realistic, bodies were splayed across the tarmac with injuries ranging from burns to severed limbs to glass ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

TSA at airport finds gun in carry-on bag

The loaded AMT .380 handgun was discovered about 5 a.m. TSA alerted airport police, who took possession of the bag and escorted the passenger, who has not been identified, from the checkpoint area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Airport emergency drill Wednesday

An emergency drill at Augusta Regional Airport will be conducted Wednesday morning, according to the airport.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, May 4, 2015

Airport sees revenue hike from private jets during Masters

Flight operations at the general aviation terminal totaled 2,844 from April 5 to April 13 – the nine days surrounding the Masters Tournament.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, April 30, 2015

Airport updating business program

A required three-year update is beginning for Augusta Regional Airport's plan that seeks to increase the number of minority-owned small businesses doing work on federal contracts.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jetliner diverted to Augusta

A jet bound for Charlotte, N.C., was diverted to Augusta Regional Airport after the U.S. Airways regional jet had mechanical troubles.
By Meg Mirshak and Doug Stutsman | Monday, April 20, 2015

Airport busy as patrons fly home

The classic Masters logo was on full display Monday as passengers departed Augusta Regional Airport.
By Jenna Martin | Monday, April 13, 2015

D.C. flight resumes Sunday

Augusta Regional Airport staff and commission members reiterated Augusta's need for a direct flight to Washington, D.C., hoping that travelers will book the seasonal flight to demonstrate demand.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, March 26, 2015

New system for private jets during Masters

Private jets flying into Augusta for the week of the Masters Tournament must follow a different system for landing and parking aircraft after an effort in recent years requiring reservations ...
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Students tour airport to learn about careers

Thirty middle and high school students took part in the first Aviation Career Day, a behind-the-scenes tour that airport officials hope will spark youth interest in aviation related careers.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, March 6, 2015

Airline passengers reminded of security rules

Check your bags and know the rules before you fly, the Transportation Security Administration reminded Augusta travelers Monday.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Airport board selects chairman

Augusta Regional Airport's governing board selected a new chairman and welcomed the airport's new executive director Thursday.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
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