East Haven residents say battle over Tweed Airport expansion not over

Mark Zaretsky Oct. 1, 2021 (nhregister.com Oct. 1, 2021) EAST HAVEN — The New Haven Board of Alders may have voted unanimously to approve a new 43-year lease with the Tweed New Haven Airport Authority that endorses Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s future growth plans, but some of the airport’s neighbors say the battle over the airport’s future is not over. …

Costs of Tweed improvements to terminals to accommodate Avelo rise up to $11 million

Mark Zaretsky Sep. 28, 2021 | Updated: Sep. 28, 2021 3:54 p.m. (nhregister.com Sept 28, 2021) NEW HAVEN — The cost estimate has more than doubled for near-term improvements to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s existing facilities on the New Haven side of the airport to accommodate Avelo Airlines’ upcoming service, Tweed officials said Tuesday. Read Full Article here.

5 things to know about the expansion of Tweed-New Haven Airport

By KENNETH R. GOSSELIN HARTFORD COURANT |SEP 26, 2021 AT 6:00 AM (courant.com Sept 26, 2021) HARTFORD — Tweed-New Haven Airport is ramping up efforts to establish itself as Connecticut’s second major airport alongside Bradley International, with its eye on air passengers from the New Haven area and the southern half of the state. Read Full Article here.

Construction Costs Double for Tweed New Haven Airport Renovations

Connecticut Public Radio | By Jim Haddadin, Walter Smith RandolphPublished September 22, 2021 at 9:43 PM EDT (ctpublic.org/news September 22,2021) All summer long, the Tweed New Haven Airport Authority has said an upgrade to its existing terminal would cost in the range of $5 million. Now, that price tag has more than doubled. The airport authority’s board of …

A voice against Tweed Airport’s expansion

CT VIEWPOINTS by GABRIELA CAMPOS-MATTESON SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 VIEW AS “CLEAN READ” (ctmirror.org Sept 3, 2021) I had the pleasure of speaking with Jorge Roberts, CEO of Avports after the recent press conference about expanding Tweed Airport. My heart was glad to be able to communicate in both Spanish and English, perhaps it was our way to …

FAA approves blueprint for Tweed airport expansion

TRANSPORTATION by JIM HADDADIN | CONNECTICUT PUBLIC RADIO SEPTEMBER 3, 2021. VIEW AS “CLEAN READ” (ctmirror.org Sept 3, 2021) Federal aviation officials have approved the blueprint for a major expansion at Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport, clearing another hurdle in the lengthy approval process for the $70 million project. Read Full Article here.

New Haven panel recommends approval of Tweed 43-year lease deal

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 31, 2021 (nhregister.com Aug. 31, 2021) NEW HAVEN — A key component of Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s expansion plan, a 43-year lease extension for the Tweed New Haven Airport Authority, took a big step forward as the Board of Alders’ Finance Committee voted unanimously to recommend approval to the full board. …

New Haven mayor to residents: Tweed not going anywhere, so ‘tough luck’

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 27, 2021 | Updated: Aug. 27, 2021 3:52 p.m. (nhregister.com Aug. 27, 2021) NEW HAVEN — Mayor Justin Elicker and Tweed New Haven Airport Authority Executive Director Sean Scanlon may never get many of the 80 people they faced this week at Nathan Hale School on board with airport expansion — and they …

New Haven planners OK improvements to Tweed airport terminals despite opposition

Aug. 26, 2021 mark.zaretsky@hearstmediact.com (nhregister.com Aug. 26, 2021) NEW HAVEN — Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s immediate plan to renovate the existing terminal and the airport’s older administration building into departure and arrival terminals, and add 271 parking spaces on what used to be the airport’s second runway, gained an important step.Read Full Article

Frustrated East Haven residents lash out over ‘no-questions’ Tweed meeting

Mark Zaretsky Aug. 4, 2021 Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 12:26 p.m (nhregister.com Aug 5,2021) EAST HAVEN — You want a sure-fire way to infuriate East Haven residents? Tell them they can’t comment on something that’s important to them — such as Tweed New Haven Regional Airport’s proposed plan to sign a 43-year management deal with Avports, lengthen the …