Goodwin Fire: Prescott Fire Center Key to the Battle

The Goodwin Fire was very aggressive as it ripped through fuel that had not burned in approximately 40 years. Driven by high winds, extremely dry conditions and warmer than average temperatures, the fire was moving quickly in inaccessible terrain. After the massive growth of burned area on Tuesday June 27th, USFS personnel at the Prescott… Read more »

Great Lakes Offering More Flights, More Destinations, Larger Aircraft

Beginning December 17th, Great Lakes Airlines will offer increased service from Prescott Municipal Airport to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Denver, CO (DEN). Round trip flights to LAX will occur four times a day, and flights to DEN will occur twice a week. This increase in service is also accompanied by the arrival of a… Read more »

AOPA Fly-In Huge Success!!!

The recent Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Fly-In at Prescott Municipal Airport set a record for attendance among all previous AOPA Fly-In events. With more than 6,300 people in attendance and 565 airplanes that arrived for the event, the Fly-In was a huge success for AOPA and the local community. AOPA hosts four Fly-Ins… Read more »

ERAU Flight Team Takes National Championship

  The Golden Eagles Flight Team (GEFT), based at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott campus, has won their 10th national championship at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON 2016. This competition challenges these young men and women in various events including Pre-Flight Inspections, Navigation, Power-Off Landings, Aircraft Recognition, and many more aeronautical skills.     During the academic… Read more »

Prescott Airport to Host AOPA Fly-In

September 30 – October 1 the Prescott Municipal Airport will host the Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association (AOPA) fall Fly-In.  Activities include a Barnstormers Dance, Rusty Pilot workshop, and a number of seminars, safety briefings, and exhibitions. For more information, as well as exhibitor and volunteer opportunities, please visit the PRC Fly-In page at: http://www.aopa.org/Community-and-Events/AOPA-Fly-In/2016/Prescott-Fly-In… Read more »