Thursday, March 26, 2015

Military ops up at airport

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- A spike in military aviation operations kept activity at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport from taking a dip in February. Airport Executive Director Parker McClellan told the Airport Authority on Wednesday that there were 3,665 aircraft operations in February 2015 compared to 3,703 in 2014. Airline operations were down 2.86 percent, general aviation operations dropped 18.63 percent and military operations increased 58.75 percent. The Panama City airport is in West Bay. (Source: News Herald, 03/26/15)