airport http://wkms.org en Owensboro Airport Expanding http://wkms.org/post/owensboro-airport-expanding <p>The Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport has seen marked growth over the last few years and shows no sign of stopping.&nbsp; The airport has expanded its runway to 8,000 feet,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">making it the third airport in Kentucky with a runway 8,000 feet or longer (CORRECTED: WKMS originally reported the Owensboro runway was the third longest in Kentucky).</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:28:24 +0000 Allison Crawford 41904 at http://wkms.org Owensboro Airport Expanding Travelers Can Forego Taking Off Shoes at Some Airports for a Fee http://wkms.org/post/travelers-can-forego-taking-shoes-some-airports-fee <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For a fee area travelers can now bypass taking off their shoes and removing laptops and liquids from their carry-on luggage with a new option for expedited airport security checks.</span></p><p>The TSA PreCheck program requires an $85 application and, if approved, lasts for five years for passengers flying through large airports like Memphis and Nashville. Memphis International Airport spokesperson Glen Thomas said PreCheck can be helpful. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 22:55:15 +0000 Whitney Jones 38062 at http://wkms.org Travelers Can Forego Taking Off Shoes at Some Airports for a Fee Lake Barkley Airport Closed Until December http://wkms.org/post/lake-barkley-airport-closed-until-december <p>The Lake Barkley State Resort Airport will be closed until at least mid-December for a runway paving project. The airport shut down Monday to allow contractors to begin the resurfacing project. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says work could be delayed by weather conditions, but they expect the paving will be finished before Christmas.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 12:47:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23281 at http://wkms.org Lake Barkley Airport Closed Until December Marion Airport Plans for New Terminal http://wkms.org/post/marion-airport-plans-new-terminal <p><a href="http://www.wilcoairport.com/index.shtml">Williamson County Regional Airport</a> in Marion, Illinois hopes to build a new terminal within three years. The airport offers eight daily charter flights to St. Louis.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:30:32 +0000 AP 18349 at http://wkms.org Marion Airport Plans for New Terminal