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WSC Completes Jack Edwards Airport Control Tower

WSC Completes Jack Edwards Airport Control Tower

November 19, 2021
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Mobile-based general contractor White-Spunner Construction (WSC) recently announced the completion of the new Jack Edwards Airport Control Tower in Gulf Shores, Business Alabama reported. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on November 10 at the airport at 3190 Airport Drive in Gulf Shores. WSC worked in partnership with Barge Design Solutions to construct the new 5,277-ft2…

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Mobile Downtown Airport Updates

Mobile Downtown Airport Updates

October 29, 2021
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Mobile Downtown Airport’s longest runway is set to reopen after a $9-million rehabilitation, Business Alabama reports. Closed since May 10, the runway will be ready for the move of commercial air service to the airport by summer 2024. It was funded by Consolidated Appropriates Act of 2020 and Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Security Act funds.…

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Grant Let for Brookley Warehouse/Hangar

Grant Let for Brookley Warehouse/Hangar

October 8, 2021
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The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) has announced it will build a multiuse cargo warehouse and hangar facility at the Brookley Aeroplex with a $5.1-million Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Recovery Assistance grant. “This grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration will be matched with $747,275 in local funds and is projected to create…

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"Transformative" Deal at Brookley Announced

“Transformative” Deal at Brookley Announced

December 4, 2020
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According to Al.com and an announcement by Mayor Sandy Stimpson on December 1, Mobile city officials approved what they described as a “transformative” deal that involves the public purchase of more than 300 acres of waterfront east of the Brookley Aeroplex and south of downtown. The land is being purchased from the University of South…

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Mobile Airport Authority Releases Plan to Move All Flights Downtown

Mobile Airport Authority Releases Plan to Move All Flights Downtown

August 7, 2020
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The Mobile Airport Authority (MAA) released its master plan for moving commercial passenger service to the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley Aeroplex on August 4, WKRG reported. The move will cost a total of about $403 million and could be done in five years. The 20-year plan calls for a new $160-million terminal at Brookley…

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