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 »

Embry-Riddle Awarded FAA’s Arizona Avionics Technician of the Year


Chris Plumb, a senior aircraft avionics technician at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus, was honored as the Arizona Avionics Technician of the Year at the 41st annual Arizona Safety Awards Banquet held Nov. 2 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Plumb won the same award in 2011 and is the only avionics technician in Arizona to win it twice. The… 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 »

Prescott Municipal airport supports fire fighting effort


Prescott Airport is a hive of activity in support of the Gladiator Fire fighting effort. “With up to 6 fixed wing tankers and 6 helicopters operating at the Prescott Airport, a small community of fire personnel and support vehicles has emerged at various locations around the airport,” says airport manager Ben Vardiman. According to Vardiman,… Read more »