AOPA FLY-IN OCTOBER 26-27, 2018

White-sand beaches, crystal-clear ocean waves, and breezes off the Gulf of Mexico—that’s Gulf Shores, Alabama, host of the final 2018 AOPA Fly-In. An AOPA Fly-In is an exciting event with amazing aircraft, stimulating seminars, and interesting speakers—and with a fantastic setting like Gulf Shores, this fly-in is worth the trip. We’ve saved the best for…


GULF SHORES AIRPORT ANNOUNCES NEW MRO OPERATION

  Gulf Shores, Ala. – Resicum International LLC, a government services business focused on providing support to the Federal government in aviation, information, and maritime services, announced plans to relocate its headquarters and begin construction on a new hangar facility at Jack Edwards National Airport in Gulf Shores. The new 21,000-square-foot hangar is scheduled to…


Auburn University, City of Gulf Shores partner on academic complex in city for Auburn

Auburn University and the City of Gulf Shores are moving forward with plans to build an educational complex in Gulf Shores, Alabama, that will serve as both an academic outpost for Auburn and a resource for Gulf Coast residents. A number of Auburn’s academic programs are expected to operate out of the new 24,000square-foot building…


Jack Edwards National Airport presented the Silver Award for Airport Improvements by ACPA

Gulf Shores, Alabama, January 25, 2017:   Jack Edwards National Airport was recently presented with the 2017 Silver Award for airport projects in the Reliever General Aviation category by the American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA). The project was the construction of a new seven acre commercial heavy aircraft concrete apron to serve the growing demands…


City of Gulf Shores recognizes Gulf Shores Airport Authority for accomplishments

Multiple projects cited Gulf Shores, Alabama, November 4, 2015:  Mayor Robert Craft, and the City Council of Gulf Shores recognized the Gulf Shores Airport Authority for “considerable accomplishments“ at their regular meeting held Monday, September 28, 2015.   Mayor Craft cited “reaching its goal of self-sufficiency, new private developments, resolving land use issues” as “some of…


City of Gulf Shores Airport Authority Welcomes Salt Air Aviation Center

Gulf Shores, Alabama, June 16, 2016:  The Gulf Shores Airport Authority welcomed a new full service FBO, Salt Air Aviation Center, to Jack Edwards National Airport at a Coastal Alabama Chamber Ribbon cutting ceremony held on Thursday June 9, 2016. From their 19,000 sq. ft. facility in the Business Aviation Park, Salt Air Aviation Center…