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Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport becomes Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – On Thursday, August 1st, 2019, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Airport was honored as the latest Green Certified organization. A green ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the achievement and to welcome the Airport to the Green Certification Program.

The Airport is the 122nd organization to complete the Green Certification Program requirements. The green ribbon cutting was attended by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff James Halford Jr., Green Certification Program Manager Carlye Sommers, and Green Certification Program Board Members Doug Jones (Montgomery County) and Haley Randell (APSU).

(L to R) Cory Bondurant, Carlye Sommers, James Halford Jr., Doug Jones, Mayor Joe Pitts, John Patterson, Josh Vaughn, Kyle Clements, Sean Michael Horn, Kathy Ochaa-Vidales, Sarah Bielinski and Haley Randell.

(L to R) Cory Bondurant, Carlye Sommers, James Halford Jr., Doug Jones, Mayor Joe Pitts, John Patterson, Josh Vaughn, Kyle Clements, Sean Michael Horn, Kathy Ochaa-Vidales, Sarah Bielinski and Haley Randell.

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Clarksville Regional Airport improving Runway to accommodate Larger Aircraft

 

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Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – Clarksville Regional Airport’s primary runway (17/35) is closed until further notice to complete an extensive $12.9 million reconstruction project.

The project will rebuild and upgrade the primary runway and its markings, lighting and signage, as well as increase existing taxiway clearances. The upgrades will bring the airfield into full compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards.

The $12.9 million runway reconstruction project at Clarksville Regional Airport began in early May with the complete milling and resurfacing of the airport’s primary 6,000-foot runway. These upgrades will bring the airfield into full compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards.

The $12.9 million runway reconstruction project at Clarksville Regional Airport began in early May with the complete milling and resurfacing of the airport’s primary 6,000-foot runway. These upgrades will bring the airfield into full compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards.

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First Annual Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest has huge turnout

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest combined pet-friendly activities with aviation exhibits for a one-of-a-kind festival experience that attracted more than 2,200 people to Clarksville Regional Airport, October 14th, 2017.

Presented by the Airport, the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County and title sponsor Fortera Credit Union, organizers called the multi-faceted first year event a high-flying success.

Attendees at the Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest enjoy helicopter rides, October 14th. Airplane and helicopter rides were part of the inaugural event at Clarksville Regional Airport, which raised awareness for the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County and its mission. (Josh Vaughn)

Attendees at the Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest enjoy helicopter rides, October 14th. Airplane and helicopter rides were part of the inaugural event at Clarksville Regional Airport, which raised awareness for the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County and its mission. (Josh Vaughn)

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Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest a Huge Success

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Regional Airport (CRA) in partnership with the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County began a new tradition this weekend with the 1st Annual Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest on Saturday, October 14th, 2017.

Humane Society’s Courtney Berlyak talked about the success of the event and the fortuitous timing of CRA’s John Patterson’s proposal, coming just as Humane Society leaders had decided to end its annual Wags to Witches Fur Ball Bash.

Clarksville's Humane Society hosted the 1st annual Wags & Wings Saturday.

Clarksville’s Humane Society hosted the 1st annual Wags & Wings Saturday.

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Clarksville Regional Airport hosts “Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest” this Saturday, October 14th

 

Clarksville Regional Airport, Fortera Credit Union and Humane Society to hold New Community Event

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 14th, 2017, the Clarksville Regional Airport and the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County are partnering with Fortera Credit Union to present the inaugural Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest.

High-flying Frisbee dogs, gourmet chicken wings, beautiful aircraft and entertainment for the whole family will highlight this new event at the Airport.

The Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest, a celebration of pets and aviation in Clarksville, will be hosted by Clarksville Regional Airport to benefit the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County, Oct. 14. Fortera Credit Union is the title sponsor of this first-year event, which will include a Kids Zone, vendors and exhibitors, skydivers and much more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan flies back into the Roaring ‘20s

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan took an exhilarating flight over Clarksville on Thursday in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, the world’s first luxury airliner that helped usher in the era of commercial flight.

“Riding in the Tri-Motor was a wonderful way to fly back in time and experience the early days of commercial air travel,” Mayor McMillan said. “The airplane is in beautiful condition, and the flight was remarkably quiet and comfortable. Plus, it provided a great view of the City of Clarksville and Clarksville Regional Airport.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Regional Airport Manager John Patterson are all smiles after a thrilling ride on the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft now on display at the airport. Rides on the plane are available through Sunday.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Regional Airport Manager John Patterson are all smiles after a thrilling ride on the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor aircraft now on display at the airport. Rides on the plane are available through Sunday.

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Total Solar Eclipse Signals Biggest Day in Clarksville Regional Airport History

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – The Great American Eclipse of 2017 on August 21st was a once-in-a-lifetime event for many in Clarksville. But for Clarksville Regional Airport it was also a historic milestone that eclipsed all previous single day aircraft traffic records at the public-use airport.

The airport embraced its role as the “front door to Middle Tennessee” and invited people from across the world to fly-in to the facility located near the Tennessee-Kentucky state line to experience the total solar eclipse.

A variety of aircraft, ranging from light-sport aircraft to multi- passenger charter jets, flew into Clarksville Regional Airport August 21st to witness the Great American Eclipse of 2017. More than 160 aircraft landed at the airport to view the eclipse, with planes arriving from as far away as England and Canada.

A variety of aircraft, ranging from light-sport aircraft to multi- passenger charter jets, flew into Clarksville Regional Airport August 21st to witness the Great American Eclipse of 2017. More than 160 aircraft landed at the airport to view the eclipse, with planes arriving from as far away as England and Canada.

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Clarksville Regional Airport, Fortera Credit Union and Humane Society Unveil New Community Event “Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest”

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – High-flying Frisbee dogs, gourmet chicken wings, beautiful aircraft and entertainment for the whole family will highlight a new event at Clarksville Regional Airport this coming October.

The airport and the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County are partnering with Fortera Credit Union to present the inaugural Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest.

The Wags & Wings Family Fun Fest, a celebration of pets and aviation in Clarksville, will be hosted by Clarksville Regional Airport to benefit the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County, Oct. 14. Fortera Credit Union is the title sponsor of this first-year event, which will include a Kids Zone, vendors and exhibitors, skydivers and much more. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Regional Airport to hold Total Solar Eclipse Viewing

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – A once-in-a-lifetime sky gazing opportunity will occur this summer and Clarksville Regional Airport (CKV – Outlaw Field) is inviting the community to watch this historic phenomenon from the grounds of the airport.

A total Solar Eclipse will take place on Monday, August 21st, 2017 and Clarksville Regional will host a free-to-the-public Solar Eclipse Viewing Event from noon until 3:00pm.

Clarksville Regional Airport Total Solar Eclipse Viewing to be held August 21st at noon.

Clarksville Regional Airport Total Solar Eclipse Viewing to be held August 21st at noon.

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Charles Hand Completes 10 Years of Service to Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority

 

Clarksville Regional AirportClarksville, TN – Local businessman Charles Hand was recently recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority.

Hand has been a member of the airport’s governing board since July 1st, 2007, serving two consecutive five-year terms, the maximum continuous allowed by the authority’s bylaws. His second term expires as of June 30th, 2017.

Charles Hand, left, was recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority. (Tommy Vallejos)

Charles Hand, left, was recognized for 10 years of service to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Airport Authority. (Tommy Vallejos)

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