A Friend of the Airport: Peter Scheurmier


Airport staff, the Board, and airport tenants are saddened at the sudden loss of one of our long-time tenants, Mr. Peter Scheurmier. Peter passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 16. If you spent any time in the airport terminal, you certainly would have run across Peter. He was the friendly face at Avis car rental, where […]

What Was That Unusually Loud Jet Noise?

Loud Jet Noise

We know many of you heard it. We received many calls about it -some general inquiries, some complaints, and some letting us know how cool it was. Over the weekend, we had a Navy F-18 Super Hornet come to the airport. The aircraft arrived Thursday evening around 7 p.m. and departed Sunday afternoon around 4 […]

Manager’s Minute — August Edition

Eclipse Edition

Manager’s Minute An update from Chris Pomeroy    Hard to believe we have almost reached the official end of summer with the Labor Day holiday upon us. As I previously discussed, it has been a busy summer at the airport. The eclipse event has come and gone. I promise I won’t say anything else about […]

Personal Project: NORTH STAR


Earlier this year we had the opportunity to help Emelia Morgan, a 10th-grader at Wood River High School, with her sophomore personal project—building, launching, and retrieving a weather balloon that she sent into near space. The craft, nicknamed NORTH STAR (Near Space Telemetry Aeronautics Research), collected photographic and scientific data from more than 100,000 feet […]