Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field

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Contract of airport's new chief approved

Though the area of Char­lotte Douglas Inter­national Airport he oversaw is larger than all of Augusta Regional Airport, Herbert Judon said it is "humbling and exciting" to take the helm as ...
By Susan McCord | Thursday, April 28, 2016

Golfer's family gives woman 'incredible' time at Masters

Last summer, Becky Rivalto allowed U.S. Amateur champion Bryson DeChambeau and his family to stay at her home for a tournament. As a thank you, his parents let Rivalto stay with them during the ...
By Doug Stutsman | Monday, April 11, 2016

Live music, therapy dogs treat visitors

Augusta Regional Airport has a different musical act playing every day through Monday, plus a group of therapy dogs to soothe the stress of air travel for Masters guests.
By Susan McCord | Monday, April 4, 2016

Uber expects busy Masters Week

Uber partners now have a designated staging area at Augusta Regional Airport to await reservations from customers using the ride-sharing app.
By Susan McCord | Monday, April 4, 2016

New Augusta Regional Airport director hired

Augusta Aviation Commission Chairman Ced­ric Johnson said Herbert Judon, the assistant aviation director at Char­lotte Douglas International Airport, comes with a wealth of experience and ...
By Susan McCord | Thursday, March 31, 2016

Airport selling lottery tickets

Situated by the main entrance at Augusta Regional Airport, a new vending machine sells tickets for all games offered by the Georgia Lottery.
By Susan McCord | Monday, March 28, 2016

Augusta Regional works on plan for Masters Week

This year, Augusta Regional is expanding a secondary fixed-base operator office and adding more vans to transport passengers, said Ken Hinkle, its director of aviation services.
By Susan McCord | Friday, March 25, 2016

Augusta Airport board delays decision on new executive director

Interim Augusta Airport Director Gary LeTellier will stay on a few more months as the airport commission does its "due dilligence" in choosing a new director.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, March 24, 2016

Aviation commission expected to select new airport director

The commission fired its last hire, Roy Williams, for unspecified reasons in October after only 10 months on the job.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Aviation panel interviews 4 finalists for airport director

The Augusta Aviation Commission interviewed four finalists Monday to fill the position of airport director, with plans to make a hire by month's end.
By Susan McCord | Monday, March 7, 2016

Lifting injunction would help Augusta airport, officials say

Almost a decade after a local company filed suit against the city, Augusta Regional Airport continues to see "opportunities" limited by the resulting federal injunction against minority and ...
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Loaded gun found in airport passenger's bag

According to a Transportation Security Aministration news release, TSA employees discovered the .22-caliber handgun in the bag at a checkpoint about 6:30 a.m.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

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
 
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