Control tower operators and first responders at North Texas Regional Airport may soon receive additional training following an incident at the airport last month. The incident, which was resolved safely with no issues, revealed breaks in procedures regarding communication during an emergency and a need to update tower equipment.Airport officials said the incident occurred when an airplane reported an emergency while approaching the airport in August.
North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field may soon have a new terminal to welcome visitors and aviators to Grayson County. Rise Aviation is expected to finance a new 11,000-square-foot facility at the site.The Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority board voted to enter into a professional services agreement that will set the stage for the potential development of a new terminal building.”This is a clean-cut deal for the county,” GCRMA Board Chair Robert Brady said.
The second phase of the Sherman Municipal Airport master plan, which is expected to cost about $75,000, is expected to look at how to develop the airport into a thriving destination for future aviators.The Sherman City Council is expected to consider a second phase of the plan for the Sherman Municipal Airport that will look at possible projects when it meets next week.The plan will be presented by consulting firm Corgan, who completed the first phase of the project earlier this year.
The Sherman Municipal Airport could see more than 15,000 operations and 40-based aircraft by the year 2040 based on the results of the airport’s new master plan.
It could cost about $400,000 to connect North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field to radar services near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, county and airport officials estimate.
For the first time in recent history, North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field is projected to be in the black without assistance from Grayson County.
North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field is $350,000 closer towards its goal of updating the airport’s master plan and pavement management plan.
Visitors to North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field took a trip through more than 50 years of aviation history Saturday as the Cavanaugh Flight Museum held a flight day at the airport.
Several local kids got the experience of a lifetime Sunday: going up in a small plane, many for the first time–some even getting to help fly it. It was a day Lexi and Cameron harp had waited weeks for. “I was about their age, and my parents brought me to this exact airport.”
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DENISON, Texas — The Wings of Freedom Tour is making a stop in Denison this week, bringing five World War II vintage aircraft to the North Texas Regional Airport through Wednesday Visitors can step inside the two largest planes, and get a close-up look at the other historic aircraft on display at the former Air Force base west of Denison.
Officials with North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field are considering options on how to bring radar service to the airport’s control tower.