Sept/Oct 2011

Dreamlifter Visits Huntsville International

Huntsville International Airport is temporarily playing host to (2) of the (4) Boeing Dreamlifters. The Boeing Dreamlifter is a modified 747-400 passenger airplane that can haul more cargo by volume than any other airplane in the world. It is the primary means of transporting major assemblies of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from suppliers around the world to the 787 final assembly site in Everett, Wash. View the entire article.

Industrial Access Road Opens in Jetplex Industrial Park

Motorists maneuvering in and around the Jetplex Industrial Park as well as passengers utilizing Huntsville International Airport now have an easier time navigating traffic. An Industrial Access Road, which began construction more than two years ago, has opened. In an effort to replace temporary access to the new Navistar Big Bore facility on I-565 immediately east of the airport interchange, as well as, help enhance traffic flow at the interchange of James Record Road and Glenn Hearn Boulevard, the Airport Authority initiated the $6.2 million Industrial Access Road project in 2009. View the entire article.

Clear Channel Airports Brings FLYsmart Mobile App to Huntsville International Airport

Clear Channel Airports (CCA), the world’s leading marketer of airport advertising, has launched its popular mobile app – FLYsmart –  at Huntsville International Airport.The free location-based app available for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices allows air travelers to browse live feeds of arrival and departure information, and quickly locate services and amenities both inside the airport terminal and in the surrounding city. View the entire article


Port of Huntsville Year End Highlights

The Port of Huntsville takes great pride in moving the Tennessee Valley region into the future. Our three main operating entities – Huntsville International Airport, International Intermodal Center, and Jetplex Industrial Park – all prospered throughout fiscal year 2011 (FY11).The FY11 Highlights note the accomplishments of this past year during which the Port of Huntsville continued to experience progress and growth, enabling us to enhance our services and facilities.View the entire article.

Airport Reaches for 5,000 Facebook Fans

Don’t forgot to “like” the Huntsville International Airport page on Facebook ! You still have the opportunity to be entered in our  “Fly to 5,000” HSV Sweepstakes.  Our goal to reach 5,000 likes is getting close but if you hurry, you can be among the first 5,000 likes and be entered to win a $500 AirTran airfare voucher. Click here to visit and like the HSV Facebook page. For complete sweepstakes rules, click here.