TSA PreCheck Enrollment Up Coming

This is exciting news! Due to popular demand we are bringing you another PreCheck Enrollment.  During the week of June 1st – 5th we are hosting another TSA PreCheck enrollment session. This will take place in the airport terminal conference room. So, for now, simply mark your calendars on the week of June 1st if you’d like to enroll […]

Congratulations! Don Keirn and Fritz Haemmerle

Don and Fritz

We’d like to take a quick second and congratulate both Don Keirn and Fritz Haemmerle on being reappointed to the Friedman Memorial Airport Authority Board. On December 9th the Hailey City Council reappointed both Don and Fritz for another two year term. The term will end December 31, 2021. These two have been valuable members to […]

December 2019 Managers Minute: A Note From Chris

On the Fly

At the December 2019, Friedman Memorial Airport Authority Board Meeting, the Board approved an increase in airport parking rates. Starting January 6, 2020, parking rates will increase for stays between the 1.5 and 3-hour periods, as well as the overnight rate. The purpose of the increase is to assist us with anticipated upcoming expenses of […]

TSA: Fashion Do’s & Don’ts While Going Through the Checkpoint

DO wear slip on shoes! Listen, unless you have TSA Pre✓®…you will have to remove your shoes. So save yourself the hassle of unbuckling, unzipping or untying and bring them slip-ons! DON’T forget your socks! So yeah about those slip-on shoes.  Avoid the cold floor and wear some comfy socks! Make sure you leave the holy ones at […]

July Managers Minute – An Update from Chris Pomeroy

The July 4th holiday in Hailey, Idaho… Can it get any more Americana than this? Truly one of my favorite times of year as a member of the Hailey community. As in past years, the airport will be a participant in the parade with our bright green Aircraft Rescue Firefighting truck cruising down Main Street […]

Dentist, Pilot, and 18-Year Independent Board Member

Meet Ron Fairfax, a dedicated member of the airport and many other local organizations. Ron and his family moved to the Wood River Valley in 1996 from Southern California. Ron first fell in love with the area when he and a buddy drove his buddy’s moving truck to the valley in 1983. After that, Ron […]

Chairman Jacob; Board Member Since 2012

Jacob Greenberg joined the airport board in 2012, shortly after becoming a Blaine County commissioner. Although he’s not a pilot himself, Jacob is a self-proclaimed airport enthusiast. Throughout the past 36 years, he has enjoyed many aspects of the airport. From commercial travel to flight lessons, Jacob is well-versed in the challenges, goals, and accomplishments […]

Gail Severn – SUN Airport Arts Committee

All art on the airport walls come from various local artists. Those pieces are swapped out twice per year, as new seasons come and go. Next time you’re in the airport, take a minute to enjoy the beautiful, local artwork. In early May, we had a chance to ask Gail a few questions about the […]

Catching Up With Todd Emerick a Recap of Winter 2019

After a record-breaking winter, we were able to catch up with Todd Emerick, our operations manager. Although we expected a relatively mild winter, February brought snow. And a lot of it. From the impact of the storms, to what the airport operations look like during those big storms, we were eager to learn more. We […]