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  • FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI

    FAA begins planning for new control tower at BWI
    The Federal Aviation Administration has begun preliminary planning for a new air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Replacing the existing three-decade-old tower, a new one would provide a more...
  • Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open

    Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open
    Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that are part of 149 "low activity" towers nationwide will remain open through the end of the September, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday. The towers, including those at Martin State...
  • Congress flies blind

    Congress flies blind
    What does it require to get members of Congress to take action quickly and decisively on an issue of federal spending? Now we know. The possibility that they will be delayed in an airport terminal somewhere waiting for a flight out of town is apparently...
  • Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts

    Md. airport towers appear safe from federal cuts
    Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been scheduled to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, lawmakers said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could back up flights at BWI...
  • Two Baltimore-area residents killed in small plane crash in Virginia

    Two Baltimore-area residents killed in small plane crash in Virginia
    Two Baltimore-area residents were killed in a small plane crash in Virginia on Saturday, the Virginia State Police said Sunday. The men were identified as Berry Raymond Newgent, 73, of Davidsonville, and Thomas Berry Newgent, 51, of Westminster. Berry...
  • Investigators open probe into airplane crash that killed father and son

    Investigators open probe into airplane crash that killed father and son
    Federal investigators began examining Monday the wreckage of a two-seater, home-built airplane that crashed Sunday in Virginia, killing a man from Davidsonville and his son from Westminster, the father of 10 children. On Saturday, experimental...
  • 5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC

    5 questions … for Tracy Balazs, president and CEO of Federal Staffing Resources LLC
    Tracy Balazs, the president and CEO of an Annapolis-based staffing firm, was named Entrepreneurial Success of the Year last month by the Baltimore district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She founded the company, Federal Staffing...
  • About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold

    About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold
    Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers. About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...
  • Bel Air police charge juvenile in John Carroll graduation flyover

    Bel Air police charge juvenile in John Carroll graduation flyover
    A former John Carroll School student who is allegedly responsible for flying a plane over Saturday's commencement at the Bel Air school has been charged, Bel Air Police said. The former student, whose name was not released because he is under age 18, was...
  • To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'

    To stay competitive, BWI 'moves at the speed of business'
    Massive girders and freshly poured concrete form a bump in the middle of the low-slung terminal, almost as if BWI Marshall Airport is expecting. In a way, it is. Before next summer, a glassed-in walkway, new shops and a modern security checkpoint will...
  • As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air

    As holiday nears, BWI moves to ease crunch on land, in air
    With the busiest travel period of the year just a few anxious days away, BWI Marshall Airport is in an all-out push to burnish its reputation as the "easy come, easy go" airport. Wednesday morning, federal security officials added BWI to a pre-...
  • Park service says police furloughs no longer needed

    The National Park Service has announced that it no longer needs to furlough U.S. Park Police. The announcement came after Park Police officers — who patrol the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and several sites in Maryland — had served three of...