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EKU aviation alumnus Matthew Singer named 2019 Kentucky Airport Manager of the Year

Many professionals strive for years in the workplace before their efforts are fully recognized. That’s why Eastern Kentucky University aviation alumnus Matthew Singer was surprised to learn that after just two years managing the London-Corbin Airport, the Kentucky Aviation Association named him Kentucky Airport Manager of the Year for 2019. “I wasn’t expecting it,” said Singer. “Getting...

Blue Grass Airport director Frankl selected Kentucky Airport Manager of the Year

Blue Grass Airport Executive Director Eric Frankl, A.A.E., was named Kentucky Commercial Service Airport Manager of the Year at the 40th annual Kentucky Aviation Association Conference in Owensboro, Kentucky. Awarded by the Kentucky Aviation Association, in partnership with the Kentucky Department of Aviation, this recognition is given to an airport manager who embodies a broad depth of knowledge...

$20 million designated for regional airports across Kentucky to fund overdue pavement renovations

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced that select general aviation airports across the state will receive $20 million over the next two years to fund overdue airport pavement renovations. “Every year, hundreds of individuals and companies consider bringing their business to Kentucky. Many of them travel here on corporate jets and land at one of our non-commercial airports,” said Gov. Bevin. “First...