Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field

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Passengers unhappy as direct D.C. flights end

Moments after exiting US Airways flight 3767, the reality hit Myrna Quiles. "This was really the last direct flight from D.C.?" the Augusta resident asked out loud. "I don't like that. I don't ...
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Direct to D.C., but not from Augusta

Starting Thursday, anyone flying out of Augusta for the nation's capital will need to lay over in either Charlotte, N.C., or Atlanta. The direct flight ends Wednesday, a casualty of the merger of ...
By Tim Rausch | Friday, May 30, 2014

Reservation system leads to lost revenue for Augusta airport

A flawed online reservation system used by private aircraft flying into Augusta during the Masters Tournament cost Augusta Regional Airport more than $67,000 in lost revenue.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 29, 2014

Airports prepare for Masters rush

Augusta-area airports have scheduled extra commercial flights and hired additional staff to accommodate thousands of additional travelers flying into the city during its biggest tourist week of ...
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, April 5, 2014

Airport continues effort to sever ties with city

The appointed body that governs Augusta Regional Airport is continuing a push to become an airport authority not subject to the will of the Augusta Commission.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, March 27, 2014

D.C. flight ending in June

Augusta was one of 17 cities that lost nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport as part of American Airlines' merger with US Airways.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Query about D.C. flights just brings runaround

By | Saturday, March 1, 2014

Airport panel goes slowly on oversight change

Despite some support to end county oversight of Augusta Re­gional Airport, the airport's governing board rejected a resolution Thurs­day that would favor the proposal to cut down on red ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Weather cancels flights

Nearly all commercial air flights arriving and departing Augusta Regional Airport have been canceled for the remainder of today because of inclement weather.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Man arrested at Augusta airport for gun in bag

An Aiken man was arrested at Augusta Regional Airport after security personnel found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag Thursday morning.
By Jenna Martin | Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Work begins to restore nonstop flight

When Augusta's direct flight to Washington's Reagan National Airport ends in a few months, travelers flying to the nation's capital need to continue starting their trips in Augusta, leaders said.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Augusta losing D.C. flight

American Airlines Group announced Wednesday it’s ending nonstop service from Augusta Regional Airport to Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Airport parking rates increase

Fliers departing Augusta Regional Airport will pay more per day to park their cars in long- and short-term parking lots.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Airport honored for safety

Augusta Regional Airport was one of five airports in the southeast to win the Airport Safety Mark of Distinction.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

Former airport finance director sues city

The Richmond County Superior Court petition filed Nov. 26 seeks restitution and income that Tammy Strange contends she would have received but for the illegal conduct of the defendants.
By Sandy Hodson | Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Agreement reached to allow airline merger; local effects uncertain

In a settlement with the Justice Department, US Airways and American Airlines said flights from small and medium-sized cities, such as Augusta, into Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport ...
By Tim Rausch | Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Private aircraft can book online for Masters Week

Private aircraft landing at four Augusta area airports during Masters Week 2014 will use a new online reservation system, the second change to the system in two years of the golf tournament.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Airport, city fire department at odds

A conflict in the Augusta-Richmond County consolidation charter has called into question fire jurisdiction at Augusta Regional Airport.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Aug 29, 2013

Airport Regional to write new master plan

On the heels of years of massive expansion, airport officials and members of the Au­gus­ta Aviation Com­mis­sion have started working on ideas for the next steps of development.
By Meg Mirshak | Sunday, June 9, 2013

Leaders lobby to keep Augusta-to-Washington flight

Augusta's only nonstop flight faces an uncertain future as political and business leaders lobby for its continuation.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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