Gulf Shores Fire Department runs live-fire exercise at Jack Edwards National Airport

Posted Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:00 am By Melanie LeCroy If you saw smoke billowing from Jack Edwards National Airport last week, it wasn’t an airplane accident or building fire. Gulf Shores Fire Department hosted a live-fire training exercise with the assistance of the U.S. Navy’s mobile aircraft fire trainer. Orange Beach Fire Department also participated in the…


Gulf Shores hopes to have control tower at airport by 2021

By Mullet Wrapper on July 31, 2019 Gulf Shores officials have filed the necessary paperwork seeking permission to build a control tower at Jack Edwards Airport, following the (FFA) Federal Aviation Administration’s lifting of a 10-year moratorium on new control towers at U.S. airports. The tower will help the city develop future passenger service at Jack Edwards….


JETWINDS HANGAR FACILITY NEARING COMPLETION

Gulf Shores, Ala. – The Gulf Shores Airport Authority announced that Jetwinds, LLC, is nearing completion on their new corporate hangar facility at Jack Edwards National Airport. The new 10,000-square-foot hangar is located in the Southwest Corporate Hangar Complex and is the fourth facility added in the last 24 months. Jetwinds, LLC entered into a…


GULF SHORES AIRPORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW HANGAR FACILITY NEARING COMPLETION

Gulf Shores, Ala. – Gulf Shores Power Sports, LLC, a national marine sales and service company, is nearing completion of their new corporate hangar facility at Jack Edwards National Airport. The new 9,100-square-foot hangar is located in the Southwest Corporate Hangar Complex and is the third facility completed in the last 24 months. Completed earlier…


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…