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Jackson Co.’s Hangar Projects Awaiting Study Results To Move Forward

Jackson County’s hangar project stuck in a holding pattern while awaiting results from several studies, including an environmental study on nearby wetlands. Mayor Randy Heady said the county is working to construct 10 hangars at its airport located off Big Bottom Road. He said when dealing with federal and state guidelines, there are several hoops you have to jump through ... Read More »

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Named T-DOT Airport Of The Year

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport named the 2022 Airport of the Year by T-DOT Aeronautics. Airport Manager Dean Selby said it is nice to have recognition for the airport’s efforts. He said he believes the recognition comes as a result of the airport’s commitment to bring in private partners for revenue and funding at the airport. “The less you’re asking for ... Read More »

Livingston Airport Working To Relocate Fuel Farm

Livingston Municipal Airport working to relocate its fuel farm to better serve pilots using the facility. Airport Committee Chair Jason Duke said because the airport is beginning to service more regional-size jet aircraft, they need more space for planes to fuel up. He said relocating the fuel farm itself will help the airport in quite a few ways, including making ... Read More »

UC Regional Airport AWOS Upgrades Will Improve Local Forecasting

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport will take steps to improve its Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS). Airport Manager Dean Selby said the system is an official weather reporting system used by pilots to do local forecasting. He said they recently got an opportunity to have the National Weather Service do specialized local forecasts using the system, but the AWOS needs upgrades ... Read More »

Crossville Council Takes New Step On Airport Renovations

Crossville City Council approved a contract to begin architectural work Tuesday night on airport terminal renovations. Crossville one of two communities in the state to receive grant money for renovations from the FAA. The just-under $650,000 in grant money will pay for ADA-compliance upgrades, new restrooms, new classroom/meeting room space in terminal, energy efficiency upgrades and an upgrade to the ... Read More »

Miller: Regional Commercial Flight Could Open Cookeville For Economic And Marketing Opportunities

Cookeville City Council Member Mark Miller said that he believes commercial flight at Upper Cumberland Regional Airport should be a legislative priority. After a recent feasibility study deemed sufficient demand for commercial flight activity, Miller said that the possibility could open endless economic and marketing opportunities for the city. “You’re sitting in the Atlanta airport, you’re sitting in the Charlotte ... Read More »

Commercial Flight Consultant Request Published By UC Regional Airport

Commercial flight consultants can begin presenting their qualifications to the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport. The Airport Board approved publishing the request Thursday night. Airport Manager Dean Selby said the airport can get answers to unknown questions, like airlines to partner with and the best destinations. Selby said there is already buzz about how this region is under served, needing an ... Read More »

Company In Talks With UC Regional Airport To Build Hangers

A lease agreement for hangars could by voted on by the Upper Cumberland Regional Airport next month Airport Manager Dean Selby said the airport would serve as a base for two to six large jet aircrafts. “Businesses that do charter operations that before they would have to have brought aircraft in from other bases,” Selby said. “From Nashville and other ... Read More »

Livingston-Overton Airport Recruiting Client To Be Economic Driver

The Livingston-Overton County Airport is looking for a new client to be an economic driver in the community. Airport Committee Chair Jason Duke said that the formerly known Fitzgerald Hangar is now unoccupied. Duke said that the top priority during his client pursuit is a maintenance or avionics facility to boost the local tax base and fuel sales. “My long-term ... Read More »

Experience Crossville from a Vintage Airplane

Catch a flight and get a history lesson all in one at Crossville Memorial Airport on Saturday, May 29th. Crossville is hosting the Fly on the Ford event, where visitors can explore the airport and also have the chance to fly in a vintage airplane. Airport Director of Operations Greg Livingston said that it is a national program coming right ... Read More »