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LWS Gets a Blue Light Special

Lewiston, ID – September 5, 2017 -Following up on a bid opening mid-December 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday delivered to the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport a blue-light special-a grant worth $1.7 million to add taxiway lights to the airfield’s infrastructure. The Airport Authority Board awarded the million-dollar installation contract to Johnson Electric,…

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THANK YOU! – LWS Salutes Radials N’ Rivers

Gary Peters, Gale Wilson and more supporters than can be named here recently held their second annual “Radials N’ Rivers” exhibition. Repeating the doubled statistics over last year’s event bears only partial witness to the event’s success. The Lewiston Morning Tribune’s reporting and breathtaking pictures come close to telling the rest of the story.  What’s…

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Notice for Public Comment | Intent to Concurrently Impose and Use Passenger Facility Charge

At the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport The Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Authority is posting this public notice as part of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) application process under 14 CFR 158.24 for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport (‘Airport’ or ‘LWS’). As part of this process, the Airport is providing the following information…

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New badging hours now in effect

Airport badging hours are now only available Tuesday or Thursday 0800 to 12 noon. If you need an appointment please email bookkeeper1@lewiston.com or call 208-791-6808. Airport Badging

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Air Traffic Gains Altitude

Air traffic at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport continued to gain altitude during the first two months of 2018, according to the local air traffic control tower. Takeoffs and landings hit 1,690 and 1,613 in January and February 2018 respectively, compared to 1,613 and 1,346 during the same two months of 2017. “The increase…

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January Air Traffic Soars

In spite of the dismal weather blanketing North Central Idaho in January, air traffic at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport soared.  Total landings and takeoffs hit 1,690 in January 2018, a 67% increase over the 1,009 totals in January 2017.  Airline activity accounted for 430 of the operations compared to 391 in 2017, while…

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Lewiston Airport Boardings Reach All-Time High

Scheduled airline enplanements soared to new highs in 2017—and kept climbing. According to Airport Manager Stephanie Morgan, the 72,848 people that boarded airlines represents an all-time high for the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport. “That’s five percent higher than the 2016 record of 69,693,” she said, “and that doesn’t include several thousand who took advantage…

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Airport Operations Building Under Construction

  The  gold, ceremonial ground-breaking shovels had yet to be stowed when the roar of big diesel engines broke the morning’s stillness November 28th, 2017.  With that, construction on the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Operations Building (AOB) was underway.  Prime contractor Ginno Construction of Coeur d’Alene and a slate of subcontractors including Lewiston’s Albright…

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Breaking Ground

Construction on the Airport’s new Operations Building is set to begin, and to commemorate the event, the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport Authority Board of Commissioners is hosting a ground breaking ceremony Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 am. “Building design has been a work-in-progress for years,” said Stephanie Morgan, Airport Manager.  “But once the…

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