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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 [...]

BRAA Staff Run for the Angels

By |2017-05-09T20:30:29+00:00May 9th, 2017|News, Press Release|

Members of the Boca Raton Airport Authority staff (and 2 spouses) participated in the Angel Flight Southeast "Run for the Angels 5K" this past Saturday. Even though our team is built to fly, they all finished!! Special shoutout to Cara Abbott for placing 2nd in her age group! Angel Flight Southeast is a volunteer pilot [...]

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

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

Wings of Freedom 2017 | Post Event Review

By |2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00January 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 [...]

Airport Administration Building Awarded LEED Silver Certification

By |2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00December 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+00:00November 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 [...]

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

By |2017-09-20T03:09:49+00:00October 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 [...]

Tenant Spotlight: Privaira Private Air Charter Services

By |2017-01-18T18:27:23+00:00September 15th, 2016|News, Press Release|

As one of the elite private air charter operators in Florida, Privaira has distinguished itself through impeccable service and concierge flight experiences tailored specifically to the needs and wants of each passenger. Headquartered at the Boca Raton Airport, Privaira has a diverse fleet of ultra-luxury aircraft, from spacious transcontinental jets for long flights, to light [...]