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February 19, 2024
Statement from Friends of Naples Municipal Airport regarding Friday’s jet crash on I-75

Friends of Naples Municipal Airport, a nonprofit community organization that supports the city’s only public-use airport, mourns the loss of the pilot and copilot who perished on Friday performing an emergency landing near Naples’ airport, and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured crew member, passengers and motorists. As the National Transportation Safety Board investigates […]

June 24, 2023
Naples Airport benefits entire community (not just the affluent)

Corporate executives, successful entrepreneurs and wealthy retirees frequently use Naples Airport when traveling to and from Southwest Florida. It is convenient, easy to navigate and accommodates a range of small- and mid-sized jets. As community leaders continue exploring solutions to resolve noise concerns from residents living near the airport, it is easy to blame those […]

June 13, 2023
Friends of Naples Municipal Airport appoints new board leadership

Friends of Naples Municipal Airport, a nonprofit community organization that supports the city’s only commercial airport, has announced a new slate of board officers. The 18-member board named Stephen Myers, CAM, an FAA-certified pilot and executive vice president of Elite Jets, as its president. Bill Earls, a luxury real estate broker with John R. Wood […]

June 8, 2023
Noise concerns divide airport, community in Naples, Florida

Ongoing noise concerns at Naples Municipal Airport in Florida have community members calling for airport operation restrictions while airport advocates fight to convince officials of the benefits of the field. Citizens in Naples have been attempting to curb noise emissions from the airport users for decades, but in recent years efforts to pressure the Naples Airport Authority […]

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