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. 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 [...]

Airport Administration Building Awarded LEED Silver Certification

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 December 16th, 2016|News, Press Release|

The U.S. Green Building Council (U.S.B.C.) has officially awarded the Airport Administration Building LEED Silver Certification. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification is granted to corporate and residential buildings that are constructed to meet or exceed the most stringent sustainability standards. These standards impact each aspect of the building, from construction and [...]

BRAA Board Member News

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 November 17th, 2016|News, Press Release|

The Boca Raton Airport Authority welcomes Tom Thayer to the Board. Thayer is a retired Navy pilot and Delta Airlines Captain with a long history in, and a deep knowledge of, the aviation industry. A longtime observer of Boca Raton government, Thayer has been a regular at meetings for the BRAA and the Greater Boca [...]

Luncheon Celebrates Tenants and Honors Veterans

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Events, News|

On Thursday, November 10th, Boca Raton Airport Authority staff and tenants came together in the Signature Flight Support hangar for a luncheon and canned food drive. The event raised over 300 pounds of food for the Palm Beach County Food Bank, which will help feed hungry families during the holiday season. Executive Director Clara Bennett [...]

BASA Students Experience a Day in the Life of an Aviation Professional

By | 2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|News, Press Release|

Boynton Aerospace Science Academy (BASA) Students arrived at the Airport at 7:00AM, where they were given a safety briefing before being split into two groups. One group spent the morning with Airport FBO Atlantic Aviation and Reliable Jet Maintenance, while the other group visited FBO Signature Flight Support and Boca Aircraft Maintenance. By spending time [...]