Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field

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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

Advanced imaging machine removed from Augusta Regional

An advanced imaging technology machine was removed from Augusta Regional Airport.
Friday, May 31, 2013

Delta adding larger jet for Augusta-Atlanta flights

Delta Airlines added an Airbus A319 to service Augusta Regional Airport's daily flight to Atlanta for the summer months.
Friday, May 31, 2013

Masters airport revenue dips

Despite steep fee increases for private aircraft, Au­gusta Regional Airport's revenue decreased slightly during Masters Week from the year before.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 30, 2013

Lab shares tactics that reduce bird hazards to aircraft

A program that helped reduce bird strike hazards near Augusta Regional Airport could prove useful in other areas, according to a new scientific paper.
By Rob Pavey | Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Air ambulance company disputes tax bill

An air ambulance company whose plane was seized last week for unpaid taxes is protesting the tax bill and wants a refund.
By Steve Crawford | Friday, May 3, 2013

Airport parking rate increase rejected

Marketing director Diane Johnston said the higher rates will be proposed again after the airport's governing board rejected them as part of a larger package of parking recommendations.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, April 25, 2013

Masters Week system caused intended shifts at airports

Because of a new reservation system at the area's four airports, private aircraft operations dropped at Augusta Regional Airport and rose at Daniel Field.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, April 22, 2013

City workers rack up Masters Week overtime

Augusta city employees accrued nearly 3,000 hours of overtime - $69,267 - during the two-week pay period that ended the Friday of Masters Week.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, April 20, 2013

Augusta Regional fills reservations for Masters

Augusta Regional Airport has filled its parking reservation slots for the tournament days of Masters Week, with some availability for the practice rounds.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, March 25, 2013

Airport not expecting sequestration hit

Augusta Regional Airport says it could escape federal budget cuts largely unharmed, despite cuts at other Georgia airports.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, March 7, 2013

Efforts to retore Dallas-Augusta flight under way

With the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, Augusta Regional Airport is working on restoring a direct flight to Dallas.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013

New chairman selected for airport

Doug Lively was elected Thursday as the chairman of the Augusta Aviation Commission.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Airport numbers hit all-time high

Augusta Regional Airport recorded another year of passenger growth in 2012, hitting an all-time high with more than a half-million travelers departing and arriving.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

Aviation panel splits on new chairman

The Augusta Aviation Commission split its vote to elect a new chairman Tuesday, and its lawyer found there was no way set up to break ties.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012
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