City Council Approves Airport Strategic Plan

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The Prescott City Council approved the Airport Area Economic Development Strategic Plan during the December, 2, 2014, council meeting. Click below to view City Council resolution including the $5 million dollar commitment of local funds identifying airport development projects. The Airport and Airport Area are at the heart of Prescott’s future. The 8,000+ acre area… Read more »

Prescott Airport Wins AZ 2014 Airport of the Year


The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has named Prescott Municipal Airport – Ernest A. Love Field the 2014 Airport of the Year. The award was presented to Airport Manager Jeffrey Tripp and Airport Management Analyst Mary Catherine Tennant on April 29 at the Arizona Association of Airports annual conference in Yuma. This is the first… Read more »

Prescott Airport Businessman Dr. Gordon Jiroux Wins Award


For the hundreds of helicopter pilots that have trained or flown with Dr. Gordon Jiroux in a Robinson R22 over his 30-plus, accident-free years as a flight instructor and the countless others in the industry who know him, the announcement that he would receive the W.A.“Dub” Blessing Award (Flight Instructor of the Year) here at… Read more »

Arizona Businessman Named National SBA Person of the Year

"A First for Arizona Business"

Arizona Businessman, Helicopter Pilot, Educator Wins National SBA Award “A First for Arizona Business”   June 21, 2013, Washington, D.C. – John Stonecipher, President and CEO of Guidance Aviation in Prescott, Arizona was named the Person of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration in Washington, D.C., during the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s… Read more »

AgustaWestland flight testing at Prescott Municipal Airport


Italian firm AgustaWestland has returned to Prescott to continue helicopter flight testing operations at the Prescott Municipal Airport. The flight tests will be conducted primarily on the airport’s northern runway (Runway 3L-21R) for several hours per day as well as conducting off-airport flight operations within a 25 nautical mile radius of Prescott, at altitudes above… Read more »