KGWB Winter OperationsNovember 2020 As another winter season begins, we wanted to review with everyone our snow removal operations and point out some changes for 2020-2021.  One thing that has not changed is our availability, if you need to conduct an operation outside of normal business hours, contact us on our main line or 260-226-1158 emergency number […] Read More
Analysis details airport’s impactKATHRYN BASSETT AUBURN — The DeKalb County Airport and associated activity generated $24.4 million in economic activity in 2019, according to an economic impact analysis conducted by the Purdue University Fort Wayne Community Research Institute. Airport representative Randy Fox reviewed highlights of the analysis at Monday’s DeKalb County Council meeting. Economic activity includes spending […] Read More
Fact Sheet – NextGenThe Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen, is the ongoing transformation of air traffic control. This transformation includes the transition from primarily ground-based to primarily satellite-enabled surveillance and navigation, from analog voice to digital communication, and from limited data exchange to fully integrated information management. NextGen is improving how we see, navigate and communicate […] Read More
Wings of Freedom TourThe Last Word: Wings of Freedom Tour a walk through WWII aviation history Kerry Hubartt I live about five miles south of the DeKalb County Airport, as the crow flies. So it’s common for airplanes of various kinds to fly overhead on their way to or from the airfield.Monday I heard an unusually loud rumbling […] Read More
Charles Taylor Master Mechanic AwardSteve McMurray, Century Aviation’s Director of Maintenance, has received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in recognition of more than 50 years of aviation maintenance experience. It was presented Friday afternoon at DeKalb County Airport by George Ballard, FAA Safety Program Manager in the Indianapolis Flight Standards Office. The Charles […] Read More
DeKalb County Airport Business Plan“The DCAA chose to draft this Business Plan to ensure that public funds and assets are managed in the most effective manner. The Plan addresses many of the areas that a private sector plan would address. For example, it includes an industry overview and market analysis of trends and competition, a discussion of products and […] Read More
Online Budget NoticesOn March 26, 2014, Governor Pence signed into law House Enrolled Act 1266 (“HEA 1266”). HEA 1266 includes provisions that transition the process of advertising political subdivision budgets and levies from a newspaper system to an online system through the Department of Local Government Finance’s (“Department”) Gateway website. HEA 1266 requires that taxpayers be able […] Read More
Takeoff and Landing Performance AssessmentFrom the FAA: The Takeoff and Landing Performance Assessment (TALPA) initiative aims to reduce the risk of runway overruns by providing airport operators with a method to accurately and consistently determine the runway condition when a paved runway is not dry. This information will enable airplane operators, pilots, and flight planners to determine the distance […] Read More
B-17 Bomber Lands in DeKalb CountyB-17 Bomber Lands in DeKalb County by Visit DeKalb County There is never a dull moment in DeKalb County. Not only do we have numerous museums that display incredible, military machinery and vehicles, but on Monday we had a very special piece of equipment come into our area: a B-17 Bomber, named “Aluminum Overcast”. This […] Read More