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Hurricane Irma – Airport Closure Information

By |2017-09-20T03:09:44+00:00September 8th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

As Hurricane Irma’s forecasted track continues to shift closer to the Boca Raton area, the Airport is now under a Hurricane Watch.  Tropical storm force winds are expected to arrive overnight Friday and into Saturday morning, with hurricane force winds possible by Sunday morning.  It is recommended that all aircraft be relocated or secured by Friday afternoon. To assist with the evacuation of [...]

BCT PROCEDURES – Hurricane Irma – Update

By |2017-09-20T03:09:44+00:00September 6th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

As Hurricane Irma’s forecasted track continues to shift closer to the Boca Raton area, it is important to begin taking the proper precautions to secure all leaseholds, hangars, and aircraft. Tropical storm force winds are expected to arrive overnight Friday and into Saturday morning, with hurricane force winds possible by Sunday morning. It is expected that the Boca Raton Airport will [...]

5 Hurricane Airport Safety Tips – Hurricane Irma

By |2017-09-20T03:09:44+00:00September 5th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

As Hurricane Irma approaches, The Boca Raton Airport Authority is committed to preserving the safety of all BCT facilities, personnel and property, as well as to mitigate losses and facilitate a speedy recovery. Hurricanes pose a variety of threats such as flooding, high winds, and storm surges. Therefore, it is important to prepare in advance [...]

BCT PROCEDURES – Hurricane Irma

By |2017-09-20T03:09:44+00:00September 5th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

Hurricane Irma is expected to impact the South Florida area this upcoming weekend, with tropical storm forced winds expected to begin as early as Friday. While the exact location of landfall is unknown, extremely high winds, heavy thunderstorms, and rain can be expected throughout the area. Boca Raton Airport users and tenants should take this [...]

EMAS Construction – Airport Closure Schedule Update for Labor Day

By |2017-09-20T03:09:44+00:00August 29th, 2017|Important Notifications|

Airport Notice EMAS Construction Project Closure Schedule for Labor Day  Due to the upcoming Labor Day holiday, construction will be cancelled for Sunday night, September 3rd. The airport will remain open from Friday, September 1st at 7:00 AM until Monday, September 4th at 9:00 PM, when the normal closure schedule will resume. Please remember to [...]

NEWS RELEASE: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility To Open At BCT

By |2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00July 20th, 2017|Community Engagement, Important Notifications, News, Press Release|

Read the most current update on the US Customs and Board Protection Facility The Boca Raton Airport Authority will be opening a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility on airport property in Fall 2017. The building is under construction. The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service is much anticipated and a welcomed amenity for aviation [...]

Customs Project – Ramp Closure Between P6 and P7

By |2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00May 8th, 2017|Important Notifications|

Airport Notice Customs Construction Project The next phase of the Boca Raton Airport Customs and Border Protection construction project will begin on April 23rd, 2017. During this time the ramp between taxiways P6 and P7 will be closed. No vehicle or pedestrian traffic will be permitted on this section of the ramp for the duration [...]

EMAS Construction – Airport Closure Schedule

By |2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00May 8th, 2017|Important Notifications|

Airport Notice EMAS Construction Project The first phase of the Boca Raton Airport Runway 23 Departure End Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS) is scheduled to begin on April 23rd, 2017 and run through early September 2017. During this time the Runway and Taxiways will be closed daily between the hours of 9p.m. and 7a.m. Sunday [...]

UPDATED: Customs and Border Protection Facility

By |2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00April 25th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

A Customs Feasibility Study was conducted prior to the start of the project and finalized in February, 2014. Customs will be a service for aircraft arriving internationally that are based at or destined for BCT. Currently, international arrivals wishing to land at BCT make an interim stop to clear Customs at other airports on their [...]

UPDATED: EMAS Timelines

By |2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00April 25th, 2017|Important Notifications, News|

In accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines, the Boca Raton Airport Authority (BRAA) completed an Operational Needs Assessment and Runway Safety Area (RSA) Study in 2012. The objective of the study was to assess alternatives to enhance the RSAs at both ends of the runway. RSAs are clear areas established to enhance safety in [...]

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