AAAE Blog

Why I Attend the NAC

Posted on 7/5/2018
The NAC is a something I look forward to each year and I couldn’t imagine missing it. The conference returns dividends through the education, networking and professional development opportunities. When I apply the lessons learned or follow up with a

Flashback Friday: Opening Day at DCA | June 16, 1941

Posted on 6/15/2018
Today's Flashback Friday takes us back 77 years to opening day for National Airport, now known as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Flashback Friday: San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport in the 1960s

Posted on 6/8/2018
The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport has seen some major changes over the years since it opened in 1939 with one hangar and dirt runways.

Flashback Friday: Visual History of O'Hare International Airport

Posted on 5/25/2018
This week's Flashback Friday comes courtesy of the Chicago Tribune, which has a fascinating pictorial history of O'Hare International Airport as it embarks upon the largest terminal renovation project in the airport's 73-year history.

Flashback Friday: BLI Grand Opening on 'A Date Which Will Live in Infamy'

Posted on 5/18/2018
Marie Duckworth, C.M., Landside Supervisor at Bellingham International Airport, wrote us to share a picture of her airport with a somber backstory.

Congratulations to Two Newly Accredited Airport Executives!

Posted on 5/16/2018
A double dose of congratulations is in order for two newly Accredited Airport Executives who earned their A.A.E. at the SEC-AAAE Annual Conference in Huntsville, Alabama.

SMS at Airports

Posted on 5/11/2018
As an industry, we’ve known that Safety Management Systems (SMS) requirements are coming for airports for some time now. Despite the long fuse leading up to rulemaking, many airports aren’t well prepared for regulatory requirements for SMS.

Congratulations to Our Newly Accredited Airport Executive!

Posted on 4/30/2018
Congratulations to our newest Accredited Airport Executive, Catherine L. Young, A.A.E., ACE General Aviation Airports Business Developer, Connecticut Airport Authority.

Flashback Friday: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in 1949

Posted on 4/27/2018
This week's Flashback Friday takes us to Seattle for some great pictures of the early days of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which was dedicated on July 9, 1949.