Amazon will add space to park two more jets and more trucks at its airport facility under an updated city lease.
Kris Hallstrand, 46, served multiple tours of duty in Afghanistan as a C-130 crew chief and then director of the flight line at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan, overseeing 30 aircraft and about 90 men and women.
Lakeland Linder International Airport’s latest plan to reduce aircraft noise over Lakeland neighborhoods is getting a final review this week before being submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport’s interim director told city commissioners on Monday.
The Lakeland City Commission Monday unanimously agreed to renew its contract with a company that specializes in bringing air passenger service to mid-sized airports despite failing to do so since it was hired by the city in 2018. But things are looking up — literally — for Lakeland’s decade-long quest to restore passenger airline service […]
As it prepares for next week’s Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo, the Aerospace Center for Excellence announces it is launching ELEVATE, a business incubator on its Lakeland Linder Airport campus aimed at jump-starting aerospace and logistics enterprises.
Traffic is a snarly issue in Lakeland with growth not only congesting a stressed road grid, but filling the skyscape with aircraft coming and going from city-owned Lakeland Linder International Airport.
Space is getting increasingly rare – and, therefore, increasingly valuable – at Lakeland Linder International Airport with all 100-plus warehouse/office sites rented to private businesses and government agencies at the city-owned airport.
AIRPORT RESTAURANT: City commissioners are set to approve a contract Monday for restaurateur and aircraft company CEO Sven Lepschy to open a restaurant, Waco Kitchen, on the mezzanine at Lakeland Linder Airport. Lepschy’s company, DiMor Eats LLC, plans to invest $3 million to enlarge and renovate the existing restaurant space, which has been vacant for […]
The head of Lakeland’s airport has turned down an opportunity to move to a similar job in Naples. “I’m honored that I was selected as their No. 1 candidate,” Gene Conrad said. “But as we weighed all the great opportunities that we have here in Lakeland, we decided that staying here was really the best option.”
Source: Bay News 9