Airglades FFA approval published

MOORE HAVEN — Lillie Rodriguez of Airglades International Airport LLC appeared briefly to announce to Hendry and Glades county commissioners last Wednesday night that FAA approval of AIA’s takeover has been finalized with publication in the Federal Register. “The record of decision announced yesterday (Oct. 1) marks a great step forward in the Airglades International […]

Airglades hub expected to break ground in spring

HENDRY COUNTY — Airglades International Airport LLC’s Chief Executive Officer Fred Ford has been busy building momentum behind the private takeover of the former Riddle Field. Now he and his investor groups are putting the last touches on all the myriad details of their 10-year project to convert the public airport into a privately developed […]

Accord with AIA investors bolsters county’s rights

LABELLE — Several provisions were added to the already voluminous purchase and sale agreement among Hendry County, Airglades International Airport LLC (the investor group making the purchase), the Federal Aviation Administration and the Florida Department of Transportation. County Attorney Mark Lapp gave the county commissioners a concise summary at their June 18 meeting, excerpted here. […]

Airglades execs working to tie up airport deal details by summer’s end

LABELLE — The Hendry County Board of Commissioners learned at its meeting June 18 that Airglades International Airport LLC’s target date is Sept. 30 to have all items on its to-do list out of the way so the parties can set a closing date for the AIA privatization deal. County Attorney Mark Lapp presented the […]