Southeast Region Director's Reports

SOUTHEAST REGION DIRECTOR'S REPORT
Yancy Wood, Regional Director

October 2017

Ada-   New Apron construction in progress

Ardmore Municipal-          OAC grant project approved yesterday by the Commission for two concrete hardstands on our apron.  Control Tower Renovation underway, expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Ardmore Downtown Executive-            Underground Fuel Storage Tanks were removed a couple of weeks ago. Recently purchased FOD Boss for FOD control; so far very happy with its effectiveness.
…No other reports


July 2017

Ada-                            New Apron to be poured this summer

Ardmore Downtown-    Has a new rotating beacon

Ardmore Executive-      Taxi A complete by end of July; Control Tower complete by Sep/Oct

Canadian-                      In process of leasing to private firm for management

Colgate-                         Temporarily closed. Changing from turf to paved runway

Poteau-                          Has a new airport manager, Rossi Chrisenberry

Sulphur-                         Runway overlay in August

 

OAOA Report January 2017

Ada-  New apron to the new terminal, runway changed from 17/35 to 18/36, resurfaced runway, new LED lighting, Chickasaw Nation new hangar.

Antlers- Microseal and striping completed, final phase of fencing project

Broken Bow- Looking to build new hangers and a new taxiway in the future.

Coalgate- Paving of runway complete needing to tie in one taxiway connector still, New hangar is complete with a third hangar ready to start construction, working on a fencing project.

OAOA Report April 2016

Ada- Runway 17-35 is getting runway lights and will be repaved after the lighting project is complete. Looking at a June start date. Working on constructing a new road to the new terminal building. AWOS is not working by telephone but is working by radio. Airevac is looking to build a new hangar.  Leachco is building a new hangar.

Antlers- Scheduled to do a micro seal and restripe in June.

Broken Bow- One of the hangars onsite is getting electric ran to it and it is having new sheet metal put on.

Coalgate- Paved its 3950’ runway. Working on getting runway lights. Runway will be closed until about June.

Durant- has 10 new t-hangars going up and has an airshow April 16-17.

Idabel- Nothing to report.

 

I did not receive calls back from several airports this month.  Sorry for the short report.


January 2016

I won’t be able to attend the meeting tomorrow due to meetings here at work that I need to attend. Here is what I have so far as my report with hopefully more to call back.

Ada- Bids have opened for crack repair, lighting, and paving on runway 17/35. Terminal is now complete and waiting on an access road to be built as well as parking lot.

Antlers-  Nothing to report

Ardmore- 2.5 million Control tower renovation done without use of grants. Runway 17/35 sealcoat, Alpha taxiway rehab and design. Working on an 8000sq ft warehouse.

Broken Bow- Nothing to report

Coalgate- Runway paving near completion.

Sallisaw- Completed a new taxiway for more hangars.

Sulpher- Finished a taxiway and parking lot overlay project. Working on an overlay project of the runway for next year. Updating fixed based aircraft as well.

Wilburton- Finished out a sealcoat and crack seal  grant waiting on an LED windsock to be installed.

JANUARY, 2015

Ada—Work continues on new terminal building with a completion date of May 1.

             Three new projects are in the design phase- runway light rehab, safety area improvements, new ramp design.

             A new privately owned hangar project is underway.

             A new ALP is being drawn and will be submitted to the FAA.

             Working on location plans for a 100LL self service fueling system.

 

Antlers--  Fencing project continues.

 

Ardmore—Working on about 21000 lineal feet of fencing project.

 

Broken Bow—The pilot lounge has been reroofed and siding has been replaced and the contractor should start work on the inside in a few weeks.

                              Still working with OAC and the contractor to work out some issues with the runway rehab project.

 

Coalgate--  Applied for grants for a fencing project. There has been a recent issue with hogs on the runway rooting for grubs.

                       Electric and water lines have been placed for a new hangar that has started construction.

 

Durant--  Would like to have more runway.

 

Headleton—Nothing to report.

 

Idabel—Waiting to open new parallel taxiway. Contractor is finishing up some punch list items.

                  Good fuel prices!!

 

Poteau--  One new hangar under construction which now makes 3 new hangars at the airport.

                    They have completed their ramp project

 

ROGER MOATS
OAOA S.E. REGIONAL DIRECTOR

AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE  SUPERVISOR
TULSA AIRPORT AUTHORITY

 

OCTOBER, 2014

Ada- The airport terminal project is underway. The foundation was poured on 10/8 and steel should be going up this week. One private hangar project is underway. Foundation should be dug and poured soon. Replacing the roof on 20 hangar units with new sheet metal, replacing bad sheet metal on the doors and replacing all door seals. The EAA Ford Trimotor tour was a success. There was approximately 15 flights over the three day event. Unattended fuel truck parking plans were approved by the FAA and construction should start soon.

Antlers- Nothing to report.

Ardmore- Nothing to report.

Atoka- Applied for a grant for new hangars.

Broken Bow- Planning remodel of lounge. Painting beacon soon.

Coalgate- Pouring taxiway concrete to new hangar and public hangars. Runway has been extended to 3900’.

Durant- Applied for grant for runway overlay.

Idabel- Finishing paving north half of parallel taxiway. Should be open next week. Still need to seed and cleanup before opening.

Madill- working on a pilot lounge. Looking for furniture.

Tishamingo- DEQ has set up an air quality monitor at the airport. No effects on the airport.

 

Roger Moats
OAOA Southeast Regional Director
Airfield Maintenance Supervisor
Tulsa Airport Authority
 

 


JULY, 2014

Ada- 
The airport terminal project should begin soon.  The City is waiting on the environmental clearance from the FAA.

This year’s AIP project is a design grant for runway 17/35 rehab, runway 17/35 LED runway lights, safety area improvements, and the ramp extension to coordinate with the new terminal.

57 aircraft on the field. 

Antlers-
Nothing new to report

Broken Bow
Just completed a pavement project and striping. Council will vote Tuesday on a new roof and siding on the lounge. Looking to paint beacon. They also have lease agreements in place to track number of based aircraft. September looking to hold a “Wings and Wheels”  car show and fly in. No date as of yet.

Durant
Choctaw Tribe would like to see runway extended as well as the airport. New ramp going in on the south end of the airport. Civil Air Patrol is there his week doing training.

Idabel
Had several comments on how great the airport is looking. They have inmate labor doing some of the work. They have banked money for the last 4-5 years to do a taxiway project which is now underway . The north half is being done right now with the rest at a future date.

Poteau
Just completed a ramp project that started around October of this past year.

Sallisaw-
Just renewed lease with Ft. Smith Aviation as the FBO on the airport. They provide minor and major maintenance, annuals, oil changes and pilot lessons. Sallisaw has about 27 based aircraft on the field and about 300 operations per month.

 

Roger Moats
OAOA Southeast Reagional Director
TAA Airfield Maintenance Supervisor