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About Guest Blogger

Mead & Hunt’s robust Aviation Services team includes a number of professionals experienced in everything from air service to engineering, architecture, sustainability, planning, and related services. You’ll get to meet some of our team here, blogging about their experiences, know-how and the latest industry news. For more about our Aviation-related services, visit our Markets web page.

A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down

Those of you with gray in your hair remember the energy efficient buildings of the 1970s. Born from idealistic beginnings addressing then-current energy shortages. Noble intentions, yes, but ultimately rendered in aesthetically challenged clothes. Continue reading

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RSA Compliance Success at California Airport

It’s always rewarding to see a challenging project reach a successful completion. Such is the case at Benton Airport in Redding, California, where we just finished a multi-year project to bring the airport’s Runway Safety Areas (RSA) into compliance with Federal standards. Continue reading

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Team Wins California APA Award

As the project consultant, Mead & Hunt and the City of Ontario are receiving the “Focused Issue Planning Award” from the American Planning Association (APA) California Chapter for the Ontario International Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan. Continue reading

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Frontier Airlines to Serve Phoenix-Mesa

Today Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport announced that Frontier Airlines will begin service at the Mesa Arizona airport. Frontier will be the third airline operating at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway, joining Allegiant and Spirit Airlines. Continue reading

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Piper J3 Cubs Celebrate 75th in Wisconsin

Just last week, hundreds of proud Piper J3 Cub owners from virtually every corner of the country took to the sky, headed for Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to take part in EAA’s annual AirVenture. Continue reading

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Mead & Hunt prepares APA planning materials

The American Planning Association (APA) has developed an advanced certification in Transportation Planning, and Mead & Hunt is helping. Aviation planners Stephanie Ward, David Dietz, and I are preparing training materials for APA members interested in taking the certification exam.
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Barnard Dunkelberg Joins Mead & Hunt Team

All us at Mead & Hunt are very excited and proud to have the firm of Barnard Dunkelberg join our crew and add to our already large and successful aviation practice. Continue reading

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There’s Gold in Them Bins

At a national aviation conference this spring, a panel of airline representatives admitted that the impacts of instituting baggage fees were not fully vetted. As one airline explained it, the fees were put in place to offset the rising costs of doing business. In that regard, this tactic was wildly successful. Continue reading

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Final deicing ruling published by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued the final rule on Effluent Limitations Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for the Airport Deicing Category. The final rules reflect the message sent by the aviation industry that “one size fits all” regulations do not work for airports. Continue reading

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Visit us at Minnesota Airports Conference

Mead & Hunt is proud to sponsor and exhibit at the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 11-13, 2012 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Look for us in booth #20 and stop by and say hi! Continue reading

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