Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said if everything goes as planned, North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field could be in the Federal Aviation Administration’s control tower program sometime in 2018. Magers reminded the Grayson County Commissioners Court Tuesday that the control tower at NTRA is the only one in the entire country that is entirely funded by its owner.
July 19–Grayson County commissioners heard from TAPS Public Transit General Manager Josh Walker on Tuesday about the progress the once-embattled transportation provider has made in the past year. “I feel like TAPS has been positive strides in our communities where we serve and we are going to continue to serve to the best of our abilities,” Walker told the group.
Officials with Texas Aviation Partners announced plans Thursday to restore and reopen a portion of one of North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field’s two parallel runways to aviation traffic.