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Monday, March 25th, 2013

Federal budget cuts ground San Marcos airport tower

Less than two and a half years after its completion, the air traffic control tower at San Marcos Regional Airport will be closed in the next month or so as the result of automatic federal spending cuts.

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

North Dakota man killed in San Marcos plane crash

A 66-year-old North Dakota man was killed this morning after crashing his private plane near the Hays-Caldwell county line shortly after taking off from the San Marcos Municipal Airport.

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

San Marcos finalizes agreement to outsource airport management

The San Marcos City Council has approved an agreement for the management and development of the San Marcos Municipal Airport with Texas Aviation Partners, LLC.

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

San Marcos breaks ground on airport tower

The City of San Marcos broke ground on a new $2.2 million control tower on Wednesday at San Marcos Municipal Airport.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

San Marcos to break ground on airport control tower

The City of San Marcos along with state and federal officials will break ground on a new airport control tower at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 at the San Marcos Municipal Airport on Texas 21.

Monday, July 20th, 2009

San Marcos airport gets $400K in federal funding

Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) announced $400,000 in federal funding for the San Marcos Municipal Airport as part of an effort to transform the local airport into a general aviation facility. Doggett has secured $4.825 million for the...

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

San Marcos lobbies for $20 million in earmarks

City leaders seek appropriations for a railroad overpass at Aquarena Springs Drive, airport improvements and new and rebuilt sidewalks in the downtown area.