Category: USA

Chicago Midway Buffer Zones to be created 0

Chicago Midway Buffer Zones to be created

Four areas of land around Midway Airport are to be acquired to help make the airport safer. Chicago City Council made the announcement this week. In 2005 a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 slid off...

Phoenix Airports – A Spotting Guide 0

Phoenix Airports – A Spotting Guide

Arizona is a great place to visit if you’re an aviation enthusiast. Not only does it have a couple of major airports, but it’s also home to many storage bases and the incredible AMARG...

John Wayne Santa Ana’s new terminal opens 0

John Wayne Santa Ana’s new terminal opens

Thursday 10 September saw the new Commuter terminal at John Wayne Santa Ana Airport in Orange County, Los Angeles, open for business. This is one of two commuter terminals debuting at the airport, and...

Friday Favourite – 2 September – Mojave Airport 0

Friday Favourite – 2 September – Mojave Airport

    Mojave Airport is now known as Mojave Air and Space Port since it’s reinvented itself as a base for launching private space flights – most notably Virgin Galactic flights. This makes it...

Ellington Field expanding into another Houston airport 0

Ellington Field expanding into another Houston airport

Only a short distance from Houston, Ellington Field is set to expand into an international airport over the coming year to 18 months. $10 million is to be spent on building a new control...

Naples Airport new observation deck 0

Naples Airport new observation deck

Naples Municipal Airport in Florida has announced a new observation deck for people to watch aircraft movements. According to naplesnews.com, “the Naples Airport Authority approved the building of an observation deck to provide the...

Friday Favourite – 22 July – In ‘N Out Burger 0

Friday Favourite – 22 July – In ‘N Out Burger

In ‘N’ Out Burger is a national chain in America, but mention it to spotters and most will instantly know you’re talking about the joint at Los Angeles LAX Airport. This week, it’s our...

St George, Utah, Update 0

St George, Utah, Update

A few weeks ago we brought you news about the opening of the new airport at St. George, Utah. Photographer Dave Becker has sent in this spectacular shot of the airport now in service,...

Spotting at Teterboro 0

Spotting at Teterboro

Chris Reed has provided this excellent report on spotting at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey – famed for the biz jet traffic it receives, and only a short journey from New York City.  ...

Spotting at Opa Locka, Florida 0

Spotting at Opa Locka, Florida

Opa-Locka is a gem of an airport. Although it’ll never be a big passenger airport like others in southern Florida, it remains an important draw for aircraft enthusiasts nevertheless. Around seven miles north of...