Regional Partnership: International Intermodal Center 30th Anniversary

2016 marked the 30th anniversary for the International Intermodal Center.  The center opened in 1986 in the Global Logistics Park at the Port of Huntsville.  We celebrated this event with partner Norfolk Southern and a star-studded guest list that included U.S. Senator Richard Shelby, U.S. Representative Mo Brooks, two former north Alabama congressmen, The Alabama…

Community Events & Partnerships

Huntsville International Airport supported and sponsored a variety of local events and programs in the past fiscal year.  Community members enjoyed Movies in the Park’s SING! in Big Spring Park, the Decatur Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival in Decatur, the inaugural Rocket City Classic, and UAH Hockey nights to name a few. Other community events for…

Accolades & Recognition

American Airlines Wins Big: American Airlines at Huntsville International Airport was awarded the AA Customer Cup for the 1st Quarter of 2017. This award is a major recognition initiative by American Airlines that acknowledges the highest performing stations across the globe. This prestigious recognition is awarded to stations for their performance in serving customers across…

Full-Scale Disaster Drill

Every three years HSV holds a full-scale disaster drill exercise to ensure that our employees and our mutual aid partners are prepared in the event of a real accident. In September of FY17, we simulated an accident between a Delta passenger plane and a military helicopter. The event was also attended by local media so…

Huntsville Now Has a New Flight School

Huntsville International Airport and Signature Flight Support of Huntsville announced that Revolution Flight School would open for business at HSV!  This is a fantastic new flight school offers aviators an opportunity to grow in their craft right here in Huntsville.  Revolution Flight School is an extension of HSV Aviation Maintenance Group, as well as Revolution…

2017 Beautification Awards

The Port of Huntsville once again received Beautification Recognition for 2017 from the Beautification Board of Huntsville, Alabama!  The three areas recognized by the Beautification Board  as “Honor Roll” recipients were the Glenn Hearn Entrance, the International Intermodal Center Entrance and Signature Flight Support. This program is a joint effort between the Huntsville Beautification Board and…

Port of Huntsville Gives Back

The Port of Huntsville values opportunities to give back to the community and FY17 presented employees with several occasions. Liz Hurley Run A team of   14 POH employees, family and friends ran in the Liz Hurley Ribbon Run 5K and raised money for breast cancer awareness. Manna House Volunteer opportunity where POH employees served…

Sunset Landing Updates

Sunset Landing Golf Course continues to work on and improve the facility.  Over the past year bunker drains have been installed, greens have improved considerably and new flags, poles and cups were installed as well.  These improvements have had a positive impact overall and statistics for the course have shown constant growth throughout the year. …

Don’t Miss a Minute: Advertising

Huntsville International Airport continued to improve upon its most recent marketing campaign to help reduce drive traffic to competing markets.  The concept was “Don’t miss a minute – Fly HSV!”  Don’t chance missing the important moments in your life by spending more travel time going to an airport that is further away.  The campaign included…

Industry Update / Involvement

-Rick Tucker, Executive Director at Huntsville International Airport was appointed to the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) Board of Directors- Board Finance Committee Chair.  ACI-NA is a trade association whose membership represents approximately 200 governing bodies in the U.S. and Canada that own and operate over 360 airports in North America, ranging from…

One of the Best-Run Airports in the U.S.

On March 31, 2017, AL.com published an article that touted Huntsville International Airports as “one of best-run airports in US.”Full article below: Alabama home to one of best-run airports in US By Leada Gore   The best-run airport in Alabama isn’t its largest, according to one recent analysis. American City Business Journal looked at U.S. Department…

What’s Next

50th Anniversary:  Huntsville International Airport is Kicking-Off our 50th Anniversary Celebration in October 2017 with  Regional Partnership & Employee Celebrations.  This will be the beginning of a year-long celebration that will include community partnerships, events for the public and a runway run at the airport. AAAE SEC Meeting coming in May: May 6th-8th 2018 Huntsville…