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Posted on: November 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Murfreesboro Municipal Airport Receives Safety Award

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We are proud to announce that Murfreesboro Municipal Airport received the 2022 FAA General Aviation Safety Award!

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Southern Region Airport Safety Awards program recognizes general aviation airports that have taken actions, instituted programs, or otherwise operated in such a manner deserving of special recognition for improving airport safety. 

Murfreesboro Municipal Airport accomplished the following which significantly enhanced airport safety:

  • Installed operations data collecting equipment (Virtower) (First in the state of TN)
  • Conducted Airport Safety and Capacity Study
  • Consulted with Nashville FSDO, Nashville ATC, and Memphis ADO
  • Conducted multiple stakeholder and operator meetings to discuss alternatives
  • Collaboratively created set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Recent Award Winners:

  • 2021: Naples Airport Authority, Naples, FL
  • 2020: Lakeland Linder International Airport, Lakeland, FL
  • 2019: Rocky Mount – Wilson Regional Airport, Elm City, NC
  • 2018: Flagler Executive Airport, Palm Coast, FL

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