Gainesville AirportThe Gainesville Airport
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Air photo of Gainesville Regional Airport from the eastern side in 2010. The airport's building began in April 1940 as a factory management scheme. After completion of work by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the plant was known as Alachua Army Airfield and was used by the Army Air Corps and Army Air Forces.
In September 1945 the airport was explained as excess and handed over to the Army Corps of Engineers on 1 October 1946. In 1948, the War Assets Administration awarded the plant to the town of Gainesville as a civilian airport. known as John R. Alison Airport or Gainesville Municipal Airport; the municipality ran, managed and upgraded the airport, which was re-named Gainesville Regional Airport in October 1977.
In 1979 the air carrier hospital was devoted to John R. Alison. The state legislature enacted a law in 1986 establishing the airport as the Gainesville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority. There are nine members of the airport authority's executive committee, five of whom were chosen by the city of Gainesville, three by the governor and one by Alachua County, and the airport authority will continue to monitor the airport.
Over the last few years, the airport has essentially finished several projects: the renovation of the 11/29 main take-off strip, the pipework of an open trench running alongside the take-off and landing strip and the finalisation of two stages of terminal renovation. The Eclipse 500 manufacturer, Eclipse Aviation, ran its first plant services centre in Gainesville until it filed for insolvency in 2009.
13 ] In 2012, the company relocated its Ft. Lauderdale servicing operations to the Eclipse Aviation site. In addition, it offers flight connections to several Florida and Bahamas cities. The Gainesville Regional Airport has a full-service FBO, the University Air Center. The Flight Line agreement with the airport authorities has ended and Gulf Atlantic has become the University Air Center.
The Gainesville Regional Airport has 3 gate terminals. Tailwind operates a souvenir store and a food counter at the airport terminals. Airport groundhandling is provided by taxi services, hire cars, an RTS stop operating lines 25, 26 and 39, and hotels shuttles. FAA Airport Master Record for GNV (Form 5010 PDF).
The Federal Aviation Administration. IATA Airport Code Search (GNV: Gainesville Regional). Returned on December 24, 2012. The National Plan for Integrated Flight Systems. The Federal Aviation Administration. 4 October 2010. General Aviation Primary, Non-Primary Commercial Services and Airports (by Federal States)" (PDF, 1. 7 MB). The Federal Aviation Administration. 9 October 2012. Gainesville Regional Airport Passengers Set GNV Record. www.gra-gnv.com.
Returned on June 1, 2017. Returned on February 9, 2016. Returned on February 9, 2016. Air Florida Flight Plan, February 1, 1979. Returned on February 9, 2016. Returned on February 9, 2016. 17,000 greets President Bush at a brief stop in Gainesville. This is Gainesville Sun. Gazville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority. in October 2004. Gainesville Airport Wins New Tenant.
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