Florida FlyerAviation and Spaceports Office

Florida Flyer, Spring Edition 2021                                                                                                                                                                                                                Featuring the Tampa Executive Airport "What's All the Hub-ub," a recap of SUN 'n FUN, the FAA's new South Florida Metroplex, Developments on Urban Air Mobility, Fort Lauderdale International Airport, Sarasota / Bradenton International Airport, Page Field, North Palm Beach County Airport, and more.                                                           

Florida Flyer, Winter Edition 2021                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Featuring the Kissimmee Gateway Airport as a "Strategic Regional Asset Open For Business," FDOT Aviation Office's full review in 2020, "An Inside Look At The Keystone Heights Airport," An Overview of the History at the Vero Beach Regional Airport, District Highlights, and more.

Florida Flyer, Fall Edition 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Featuring the Collier County Airports "A Gateway to Florida's Paradise Coast," Introduction of the Interactive Web Application Using Geographic Information System, Joe Jerkins joins the FDOT team, overviews of the Ferguson and Winter Have Regional Airports, the FDOT Aviation Awards Winners (2020), and more. 

Florida Flyer, Summer Edition 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                Featuring the Orlando Sanford International Airport and "Why Travelers Should Trust Them," Welcoming Ethan Tharpe to the Aviation Office, Safety and Inspections, Tampa International Airport and it's fight against COVID-19, The Carabelle-Thompson Airport, and more.

Florida Flyer, Spring Edition 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Overview of the Cares Act Funding, updates from Jacksonville's Craig Airport and Herlong Recreational Airport, the Airglades Airport's new U.S. Customs and Border Protection Facility, Florida's CFASPP Recap, and FAPA. 

Florida Flyer, Winter Edition 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Featured Airport - Flagler Executive Airport, Airport Zoning Regulations, Lakeland Linder International Airport, Florida Airports Council (FAC) Updates, and district highlights.

Florida Flyer, Special Edition 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Allegiant's History in Florida, Punta Gorda Airport, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, and Business Aviation's Top 40 under 40 (Florida Recipients).

Florida Flyer, Fall 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Valkaria Airport named 2019 General Aviation Airport of Year, Importance of Documenting Based Aircraft, Disaster Preparedness, Airfield Inspection and Pavement Training, and How Our Aviation Office Serves the Public. 

Florida Flyer, Summer 2019
Featuring Executive Airport and Cyrus Callum, Jim Wikstrom's Retirement, Airport Funding, Transitions from General Aviation to Commercial Service Airports, Private Airports, and more.    

Florida Flyer, Winter/Spring 2019
Boca Raton Airport Celebrates 70th Anniversary, Laura Beebe appointed to Airport Director at PBI, Kirk Shaffer appointed to top FAA airports post, Barbara Cloud retires from FDOT District 2, and Lauren Rand returns to District 4.

Florida Flyer, Special Edition 2019 
Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, 2018 FAC Conference and Awards, Spaceport Development, Business Aviation's 40 under 40 Florida Recipients.

Florida Flyer, Special Edition 2018
44th Annual Sun 'n Fun.

Florida Flyer, Summer 2017
The Perry-Foley Airport terminal offers travelers a relaxing environment.

Florida Flyer, Winter 2017
Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport is conveniently located for corporate aviation and flight training.

Florida Flyer, Fall 2016
The Many Facets of Skydiving, 2016 Florida Aviation Awards, David Smith Joins the Aviation Office, Punta Gorda Airport.

Florida Flyer, Summer 2016
Aircraft Fuel Servicing Safety, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Aircraft Zoning Regulation Changes in Florida Statutes, Peter O. Knight Airport.

Florida Flyer, Spring Special Edition 
Bob Sikes Airport Serves the Community, Important Industrial Base for Okaloosa County, Bob Sikes Airport's Tenants and Businesses, Airport Facilities, Projects and Improvements, Innovation at Bob Sikes Airport.

Florida Flyer, Spring 2016
Airports Revenues, UAS Information on our Website, Permitting's Forgotten Requirement under F.S. 333, Stains on White Airfield Pavement Markings, Mike McClure Joins AO, 2016 Florida Airport Directory Now Available

Florida Flyer, Winter 2016
Runway Marking Conditions, Welcome Gerard O'Rourke New Administrator, FDOT Aviation Office Receives National Aviation Newsletter Award, Southeast Airports Disaster Operations Group (SEADOG)

Florida Flyer, Fall 2015
Space Coast Regional Airport, Zoning Requirements Revisited, 2015 Florida Aviation Awards, Shuttle Landing Facility Turned Over to Space Florida

Florida Flyer, Summer 2015
State Contract Provides Resources for Florida Airports, Brad Swanson, New State Freight, Logistics and Passenger Operations Administrator, Fire Extinguishers, FDOT Guidebook for Airport Master Planning, Lisa Waters, New FAC President/CEO Florida Transportation Plan Regional Workshops, FASP Update

Florida Flyer, Spring 2015 Special Edition Cecil Airport
Cecil Airport’s Facilities Airport History Environmental Issues, Economic Impact Cecil Airport’s Tenants and Businesses, Cecil Spaceport, Kelly Dollarhide, Airport Manager Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Cecil Airport’s Accomplishments

Florida Flyer, Spring 2015
New Runway Opens at Fort LauderdaleHollywood Int’l Airport, Jim Boxold, New FDOT Secretary Now Available! 2015 Florida Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart Pocket Guide Available, New GA Airport Business Plan Guidebook Send Us Your Aviation Award Nominations, Bill Johnson Retires Aviation’s Economic Impact in Florida, Secretary Prasad Leaves FDOT, New Employees in the Aviation Office, Freight Mobility and Trade Plan Now Complete

Florida Flyer, Winter 2015
Aviation’s Economic Impact in Florida, Secretary Prasad Leaves FDOT, New Employees in the Aviation Office, Freight Mobility, and Trade Plan Now Complete

Florida Flyer, Fall 2014
General Permit for Statewide Airport Stormwater Management A multi-year study results in safety benefits, environmental protection, and cost savings 2014 Florida Aviation Awards Ananth Prasad, P.E., Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, and Aaron N. Smith, State Aviation Manager, announced the winners at the Florida Airports Council Conference Pavement Inspection and Repair Courses Offered in October The courses and materials are free to all participants

Florida Flyer, Summer 2014 (5.91 MB in PDF)
Is Your Airport Experiencing a Discoloration of Runway Marking Paint?, Architectural Project Award at Kissimmee Gateway Airport, Facts (and Myths) about Unmanned Aircraft, Transitional Surface

Florida Flyer, Special Edition Spring 2014 Melbourne (5.5 MB in PDF)
MLB’s Facilities and Economic Development, Business and Industrial Park Cargo Handling, Embraer, Florida Tech Research Park, Northrop Grumman, MidairUSA, Richard A. Ennis, CFPO, Executive Director Melbourne Airport Authority

Florida Flyer, Spring 2014 (6.15 MB in PDF)
Secretary Prasad Named a “Top Newsmaker”, We Remember Henry Ogrodzinski, Now Available! 2014 Florida Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart, License Plate Revenue Funds GA Security Projects, T-Hangar Guidelines Now Available, Common Marking Requirements, Send Us Your Aviation Award Nominations

Florida Flyer, Winter 2014 (4.69 MB in PDF)
Airport Stormwater Management, Freight Mobility and Trade Plan Update, Guidance on IAP Visual Areas

Florida Flyer, Fall 2013 (4.83 MB in PDF)
Aaron Smith Receives Leadership Award, 2013 Florida Aviation Awards, Florida's Air Cargo System, Jack Brown's Seaplane Base Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Florida Flyer, Summer 2013 (2.2 MB in PDF)
Freight Mobility and Trade Plan Moves Florida into the Future, FDOT’s Aviation Program Takes On Spaceports, Aerospace Academy Inspires Students, Temporary Site Approval Permits, Approach Surface

Florida Flyer, Spring 2013 (4.61 MB in PDF)
Next Generation Air Transportation System, FAA Policy Change, Preparing the Next Generation of Airport Leaders, Public-Use Versus Private-Use, Send Us Your Aviation Award Nominations

Florida Flyer, Winter 2013 (5.41 MB in PDF)
Florida’s Focus on Freight, Register for Training Courses, Airfield Improvements for Licensed Airports, Interim Guidance on Land Uses within a Runway Protection Zone, Now Available! 2013 Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart

Florida Flyer, Fall 2012 (4.98 MB in PDF)
2012 Florida Aviation Awards, The Process of Preparing Airport Master Plans, Florida Aviation Database: 2012 Update

Florida Flyer, Spring 2012 (4.19 MB in PDF)
The FDOT Statewide Airfield Pavement Management Program, 2012 Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart Now Available, Emergency Response Guidebooks Available Online, Send Us Your Aviation Award Nominations, Airport Compatible Land Use Project, Aviation and Spaceports Office Web Updates and Runway Hold Positions

Florida Flyer, Winter 2012 (3.58 MB in PDF)
Managing Stormwater on Florida’s Airports, Air Operations in Response to a Disaster, Fair Market Value Study

Florida Flyer, Fall 2011 (5.91 MB in PDF)
FDOT Secretary Prasad Announces Major Transportation Plan, Airport Approach Surface, 2011 Florida Aviation Awards, Overview of FDOT’s Finance and Budget Process, Part 2, Florida Aviation System Plan (FASP 2025) Revisited

Florida Flyer, Spring 2011 (237KB in PDF)
Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS) - Overview of FDOT’s Finance and Budget Process - Florida Winners of FAA Awards - Primary Surface - Send Florida Aviation Award Nominations by June 30

Florida Flyer, Winter 2011 (313 KB in PDF)
Florida's Aviation Work Program - Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum - Runway Safety Area - Register for Pavement Inspection Training Courses - Calhoun County Airport - 2011 Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart

Florida Flyer, Fall 2010 (394 KB in PDF)
Flying Physicians Association - New Facility for Aerospace Academy at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport - 2010 Florida Aviation Awards

Florida Flyer, Summer 2010 (461 KB in PDF)
New International Airport, Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study, Manager's Corner, Tavares Seaplane Base, One Doctor, One Friend, and a Plane

Florida Flyer, Spring 2010 (363 KB in PDF)
St. Lucie County International Airport, Manager's Corner, Cecil Field Spaceport, 2010 Airport Directory and Aeronautical Chart Available Soon, Send Award Nominations by June 30

Florida Flyer, Fall 2009 (330 KB in PDF)
Welcome Aaron Smith, New Aviation and Spaceports Office Manager, Aviation News on the Internet, General Aviation Manufacturers Association, South Lakeland Airport, 2009 Florida Aviation Awards, Aircraft and Florida's Sales and Use Tax