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materials and healthy air quality,
which airport customers and
employees will benefit from.”
Cobb County Launches
Tower, FIS Construction
Cobb County Airport in Atlanta,
Georgia, held a groundbreaking
in mid-September for the new
air traffic control tower and U.S.
Customs inspection facility.
The new tower will improve
visibility, provide proper layout
of equipment, reduce glare,
incorporate FAA security standards
and offer an improved work
environment for controllers and a
secure office for the tower manager.
“We are excited to break ground
today on the customs building,
and we anticipate that customs
inspection services will be available
starting in July 2015,” said airport
Manager Karl Von Hagel, A.A.E.
“This new U.S. Customs general
aviation facility and service will
make it more convenient for
international travelers to Atlanta to
clear customs in a dedicated facility
with inspectors on site to meet
Cobb County Airport has been
accepted as a U.S. Customs user fee
airport. This will be the first on-site
U.S. Customs inspections facility
with staffing at a Metro-Atlanta GA
airport, officials said.
The design/build contractor is
Moss & Associates, Inc. with AJT
Engineering, Inc. as the architect.
Funding for the $2.9 million project
includes a $1.25 million AIP grant
and a $125,000 grant from the state
division of aviation.
Blue Grass Adds Safety
Blue Grass Airport (Kentucky)
announced it has received federal
funding for a taxiway safety
enhancement program to bolster
operational safety and improve the
efficiency of aircraft movements.