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Boca Raton Airport to Improve Safety with EMAS System

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00July 10th, 2015|Press Release|

BOCA RATON, FL – July 10, 2015 – To improve the effectiveness of the Boca Raton Airport’s runway safety areas (RSA), the Boca Raton Airport Authority has begun the process of constructing an Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS) at both ends of the runway. EMAS utilizes a crushable bed of lightweight, cellular cement at each [...]

Boynton High grad awarded Ken A. Day Scholarship

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00June 24th, 2015|Press Release|

BOCA RATON, FL – June 24, 2015 – Taran Burrell was awarded the Ken A. Day Scholarship at a June 5th awards banquet held at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton. Taran was chosen for his academic performance and participation in extracurricular activities, as well as his educational and career goals. As [...]

Boca Raton Airport Authority Donates $25,000 to the Ken A. Day Scholarship Fund

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00May 4th, 2015|Press Release|

Left to right: Janet Sherr, the Deputy Executive Director – Business Administration; Mr. Tim Snow, President of the George Snow Scholarship Fund; Frank Feiler, Airport Authority Board Member; and Clara Bennett, Boca Raton Airport Authority Executive Director. On April 30, 2015 the Boca Raton Airport Authority once again proudly presented a $25,000 donation [...]


By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00December 9th, 2014|Press Release|

The Collings Foundation announces the arrival of the Famous Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and P-51 Mustang to the Boca Raton Airport from January 21st through January 25th. Visitors will be able to experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of flying an actual mission aboard the B-17, B-24 or the P-51. Flight experiences allow visitors to [...]

Boca Raton Airport Authority Applaud Lawmakers for Protecting Contract Tower Funding

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00January 15th, 2014|Press Release|

The Boca Raton Airport Authority expresses their appreciation to Senate and House appropriations committee leaders for affirming the value of FAA contract towers by providing full, dedicated and protected funding for the program as part of the fiscal year 2014 omnibus appropriations bill that will be considered by Congress this week. On behalf of the [...]

Boca Raton Airport New Executive Director Named

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00December 19th, 2013|Press Release|

On December 18, 2013 at the Boca Raton Airport Authority meeting, Clara Bennett was chosen as the new Executive Director of the Airport. Clara is the Manager of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and the Deputy Director of Transportation and Mobility for the City of Fort Lauderdale. Negotiations will begin to finalize her Employment Agreement and [...]

Congress Signals Strong Support for Keeping Contract Towers Open and Operational

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00June 27th, 2013|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Alexandria, VA – The U.S. Contract Tower Association (USCTA), an affiliate organization of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), today commended leaders and members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for approving dedicated funding to keep 251 contract towers across the country open and operational beyond September 30 and throughout the upcoming fiscal [...]

Boca Raton Airport Manager Passes

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00June 17th, 2013|Press Release|

Boca Raton, Florida, Kenneth A Day, Airport Manager of the Boca Raton Airport for the past thirteen years, passed away on June 16, 2013. Ken was admired by all who knew him, especially his staff. He managed the airport with a keen intellect and a sense of humor. During his tenure as Airport Manager, he [...]

Boca Raton Air Traffic Control Tower Closure Update

By |2017-01-03T21:20:34-04:00April 12th, 2013|Press Release|

April 5, 2013 - the FAA announced its decision to delay the closures of all 149 federal contract air traffic control towers until June 15, 2013 in order to allow the agency additional time to attempt to resolve multiple legal challenges to the closure decisions. The FAA has confirmed that it has not yet written [...]

Boca Raton Air Traffic Control Tower Closure

By |2017-09-20T03:09:50-04:00March 22nd, 2013|Press Release|

We have received notification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that the Boca Raton Airport's Air Traffic Control Tower will close. The FAA stated that they will begin a four-week phased closure of 149 federal contract towers beginning on April 7th. The Boca Raton Air Traffic Control Tower is scheduled to close on May 5, [...]