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Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Hundreds of planes expected to ‘fly-in’ at San Marcos airport April 26

San Marcos Municipal Airport will play host this weekend to the first in a series of regional fly-ins organized by the national Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

Friday, February 28th, 2014

$5.77M grant will fund runway improvements at San Marcos airport

The San Marcos Municipal Airport was awarded $5.77 million in federal and state monies to improve pavement and lighting at the facility, particularly to one of its runways.

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.

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Feeling the heat

San Marcos firefighters practiced dousing flames during a training exercise Oct. 25 at the San Marcos Municipal Airport.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Redbird, Vaughn College sign flight training pact

Vaughn College and Redbird Flight Simulations recently partnered to develop a flight training program at the San Marcos Municipal Airport designed to offer a quicker, cheaper avenue to earning a pilot's license, while enhancing pilot proficiency and...

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

City to dedicate new airport tower

A $2.2 million tower will be dedicated Saturday at the San Marcos Municipal Airport. The nine-story tower was built with $1.5 million in federal funds and another $730,000 from the City of San Marcos.

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

CASA event to celebrate anniversary and honor advocate

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will celebrate their 25th anniversary at their seventh annual CASA of Central Texas Dinner and Dance on Oct. 16. The event will take place at the San Marcos Municipal Airport, 1807 Airport...

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

City of San Marcos to dedicate new airport tower

The City of San Marcos will dedicate its new nine-story airport tower in a ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at San Marcos Municipal Airport, 2010 Airport Drive in San Marcos.

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

County expects five park projects to vie for $3.5M remaining from bond

Hays County commissioners now have $3.5 million left of the $30 million approved by voters in 2007. Commissioners expect at least five projects to contend for the remaining money.

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

San Marcos council moves to privatize management of municipal airport

Amid fireworks among city airport commissioners, the San Marcos City Council directed the city staff this week to negotiate a contract with Texas Aviation to manage the San Marcos Municipal Airport.

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