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Construction of $4.5-Million Airport Terminal Underway
Construction of $4.5-Million Airport Terminal Underway

Last month WGNS reported on the demoltion of the old Murfreesboro Airport. On Tuesday (5/7/2019) Airport Manager Chad Gehrke told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club that construction of the new terminal is underway.

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Down With The Old, UP With The New Airport Terminal
Down With The Old, UP With The New Airport Terminal

Construction crews have begun to dismantle the old 1952 Murfreesboro Airport terminal, and make way for a new $4.5-million facility.

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Red Bull Paper Plane Qualifier Wednesday
Red Bull Paper Plane Qualifier Wednesday

MTSU's aerospace department and a popular national energy drink's parent company are looking for a few good paper airplane makers. It will take place at 6:00 o'clock Wednesday night at MTSU's hangar at the Murfreesboro Airport.

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Murfreesboro Airport Gets $2-Million TDOT Grant
Murfreesboro Airport Gets $2-Million TDOT Grant

State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves announced that the Tennessee Department of Transportation has awarded a $2-million grant for improvements at the Murfreesboro Airport.

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Robert Kinney of Hendersonville Was Pilot Who Crashed
Robert Kinney of Hendersonville Was Pilot Who Crashed

The pilot whose plane crashed just beyond the Murfreesboro Airport's runway barrier fence around noon on Sunday has been identified as Robert Kinney of Hendersonville.

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Military Black Hawk helicopter lands at Murfreesboro Airport
Military Black Hawk helicopter lands at Murfreesboro Airport

On December 8, 2017 a United States Military Black Hawk UH-60L helicopter landed at the Murfreesboro Airport and parked at Murfreesboro Aviation. The Black Hawk is part of the Army National Guard...

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Venture Back In Time And Ride The Ford Tri-Motor
Venture Back In Time And Ride The Ford Tri-Motor

Climb aboard one of the first mass-produced airliners and step back in time to aviation's golden age. A flight on Experimental Aircraft Association's Ford Tri-Motor is a flight back to an era where air travel was considered a luxury.

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Airplane makes emergency landing at the Murfreesboro Airport Friday (2/24/17)
Airplane makes emergency landing at the Murfreesboro Airport Friday (2/24/17)

An airplane had to make an emergency landing at the Murfreesboro Airport on Friday morning (2/24/17). Airport manager Chad Gehrke explains (33 Sec)...

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A flying poker run in Murfreesboro and beyond
A flying poker run in Murfreesboro and beyond

Murfreesboro Aviation has announced that they will be hosting a flying poker run on Saturday, March 18, 2017. The event is open to all qualified pilots, their families, and passengers.

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Murfreesboro Aviation recognized for flight training excellence
Murfreesboro Aviation recognized for flight training excellence

Murfreesboro Aviation has again been recognized for its high standard of accomplishment in flight training by The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world's largest aviation association.

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Massive Airplane Engine donated to MTSU by Southwest Airlines
Massive Airplane Engine donated to MTSU by Southwest Airlines

UPDATE: CFM International made the engine that has a thrust range of 18,500 to 34,000 pounds of force. Since 1974 when they were introduced, more than 30,000 have been produced.

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Tree clearing for the Murfreesboro Airport
Tree clearing for the Murfreesboro Airport

The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (9/23/16) unanimously approved a contract for tree clearing of runway approaches to the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.

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UPDATE: 0th Air Race Classic pilots make Murfreesboro stops June 23-24
UPDATE: 0th Air Race Classic pilots make Murfreesboro stops June 23-24

Pilots will make stops in Murfreesboro on June 23rd (Thursday) and Friday the 24th. The landings will be between 8:30 in the morning and 1 each of the two afternoons at the Murfreesboro Airport.

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40th Annual All-Women Air Race Classic Here Thursday and Friday
40th Annual All-Women Air Race Classic Here Thursday and Friday

Competitors in the 40th Annual All-Women Air Race Classic will be landing at the Murfreesboro Airport this coming Thursday and Friday (June 23-24, 2016).

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Teens in Murfreesboro learning to fly, thanks to MTSU
Teens in Murfreesboro learning to fly, thanks to MTSU

"We've gotten to fly a lot and learned a lot," said Alsup, 15, who said she "absolutely" plans to consider attending MTSU after graduating.

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MTSU, family welcome McDonald home after monthlong aerial journey
MTSU, family welcome McDonald home after monthlong aerial journey

He has flown a family-owned, four-seat airplane 6,600 miles. He has touched and been touched by the past, present and future of aviation.

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MTSU aerospace dedicates new Flight Simulator Building
MTSU aerospace dedicates new Flight Simulator Building

MTSU students are the beneficiaries of a new $700,000 Department of Aerospace Flight Simulator Building dedicated Thursday (May 5) at Murfreesboro Airport.

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Murfreesboro Airport Reopens
Murfreesboro Airport Reopens

The Murfreesboro Municipal Airport will re-open at noon on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, following a four-month runway extension and lighting improvement project that began in May.

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Mock Drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport on Monday
Mock Drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport on Monday

Murfreesboro's Fire & Rescue and Police Departments will be conducting a mock drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport located at 1930 Memorial Boulevard on the morning of Monday, August 17.

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$5 Million Runway Extension to take place at Murfreesboro Airport on Monday
$5 Million Runway Extension to take place at Murfreesboro Airport on Monday

Beginning, Monday, May 18, 2015, the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport will initiate nightly runway closures for 12 hours from 8 p.m. - 8 a.m. The nightly closures are designed to minimize air traffic disruption...

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Recent MTSU 'honor flights' bring smiles to veterans, family members
Recent MTSU 'honor flights' bring smiles to veterans, family members

Eight veterans who served their country with pride received an airplane ride they'll cherish the rest of their lives Wednesday (May 6).

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Murfreesboro Aviation Announces Partnership with Top Avionics Company
Murfreesboro Aviation Announces Partnership with Top Avionics Company

Jim Gardner, Murfreesboro Aviation owner, stated, "We're very proud to be an authorized Avidyne Avionics Sales and Service Center. Their products are one of the best in the industry and will be a great addition to our current line of avionics including JPI, Cessna, Sandia and David Clark."

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Screaming Eagle Honor Flight for our Veterans in Rutherford County
Screaming Eagle Honor Flight for our Veterans in Rutherford County

Michael Zietz from Oakland High School and Madison Childers from Blackman High School are leading an effort to raise money for the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight.

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Murfreesboro man awarded by the FAA at the Murfreesboro Airport
Murfreesboro man awarded by the FAA at the Murfreesboro Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration recently presented Murfreesboro resident Larry Williams with its Master Pilot Award at a ceremony held at the Murfreesboro Airport...

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Pictures from the recent Wings and Wheels Day in Murfreesboro
Pictures from the recent Wings and Wheels Day in Murfreesboro

The Wings and Wheels Day was recently held at the Murfreesboro Airport.

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UPDATE: Propane Tank Explodes Inside Hangar at Murfreesboro Airport
UPDATE: Propane Tank Explodes Inside Hangar at Murfreesboro Airport

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 6 and 8 and Engines 1 and 4 responded to a hangar fire at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport (1930 Memorial Boulevard) around 9:00 Friday morning.

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Murfreesboro now an official
Murfreesboro now an official "Cessna" aircraft service center

Murfreesboro Aviation Flight School and Aircraft Maintenance announced that it’s been chosen as the official Authorized Cessna Service Center of Middle Tennessee and Nashville.

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Too Cool: Country Music Star Aaron Tippin Receives
Too Cool: Country Music Star Aaron Tippin Receives "Certified Flight Instructor" at Murfreesboro Aviation

Most kids dream about getting their driver’s license when they turn 16, but the son of country star-slash-pilot Aaron Tippin had loftier pursuits. And Ted Tippin fulfilled them on Dec. 15, when he completed his first solo flight.

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Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Ready for Airplane Disaster, Should One Occur
Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Ready for Airplane Disaster, Should One Occur
With the increased aircraft traffic in Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is taking proactive measures to prepare personnel for responding to aircraft and airfield emergencies.
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Is it a parasail?  No--It's an ultralight!
Is it a parasail? No--It's an ultralight!
Look, up in the sky---is it a parasail over the Murfreesboro Airport?  No--it's a new ultralight.
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Murfreesboro Airport Announces Period of Review, Comment on Runway Expansion

Murfreesboro’s Municipal Airport Commission has announced a June 24 through July 26 period for public review and comment on its Draft Environmental Assessment regarding a proposal to extend the runway 852 feet northward toward DeJarnette Lane.

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Two grants for the Murfreesboro Airport confirmed
State Senators Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) said Friday they have been informed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) that the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport will receive two grants totaling $37,000.
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