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UPDATED: EMAS Timelines

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 April 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 [...]

Earth Day Series Part 3: Wildlife Management Makes Sure All Airport Inhabitants Are Protected

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News, Press Release|

In Part 3 of our Earth Day Series, let’s look at the way that the Airport employs Wildlife Management to protect the species that call the Airport and the lands around it home. 3 Ways That Wildlife Management Impacts The Airport Home to two protected species — gopher tortoises and burrowing owls — the Airport strives [...]

Earth Day Series Part 2: Noise Abatement Initiatives Help The Airport Be A Better Neighbor

By | 2017-04-21T19:48:44+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News, Press Release|

In the second part of our Earth Day Series, we’ll illustrate the ways that the Airport’s Noise Abatement Initiatives help decrease the level of noise pollution in and around the facility. 3 Ways The Airport Decreases Noise By working with the flying community and implementing pilot outreach programs, the Airport is able to set certain [...]

Earth Day Series Part 1: LEED Construction Is The Environmentally-Friendly Way To Build

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|News, Press Release|

In recognition of Earth Day 2017, we will be doing a three-part series on how the Boca Raton Airport strives to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly. In Part 1, we’ll look at the three ways that LEED Construction has helped us decrease our environmental impact. 3 Benefits of LEED Construction LEED standards require buildings [...]

New Website for the BRAA is LIVE

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 February 24th, 2017|News|

The city of Boca Raton and the state Boca Raton Airport Authority each has a new website. The timing may be similar, but they’re completely separate projects. Myboca.us went live Feb. 1 with the official launch Feb. 6. Feedback has been constant and the site has given residents another way to apply for permits and [...]

Trump Visits Mean Extra Traffic For City’s Airport

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 February 16th, 2017|News|

If you live in Boca Raton, you probably know when President Donald Trump is headed to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach or back to the White House in Washington, D.C. Restrictions over a 10- and 30-mile radius of airspace means flight paths change and private aircraft divert to Boca Raton Airport to get out of the [...]

Rep. Frankel Meets With Local Airport Officials

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:48+00:00 February 14th, 2017|News|

Congresswoman Lois Frankel met with Lantana Airport officials and business owners Monday to discuss how the frequent visits by President Trump impact their business. Jorge Gonzales with Skywards Advertising has a clear prognosis. “If they continue on their present course, I will be out of business May 1,” Gonzales said. “It’s brutal for me. I’m [...]

Wings of Freedom 2017 | Post Event Review

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 January 30th, 2017|News, Press Release|

It’s been an exciting week at the Boca Raton Airport, with the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour making its return from January 26th to the 29th. The highlight of the Boca Raton stop was the January 27th proclamation event, in which over 600 students, educators and guests engaged with the veterans in attendance and [...]

5 Questions With Executive Director Of Boca Raton Airport Authority

By | 2017-02-08T15:45:10+00:00 January 7th, 2017|News|

Boca Newspaper sits down and asks "5 Questions" with airport Executive Director, Clara Bennett Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you became executive director of the airport. I’ve been in airport management for my entire career starting with an internship at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority during my college years. Prior to [...]

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