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Bridgeport sells Sikorsky Airport to CAA for $10M

The city-owned airport loses an average of $500,000 per year.

Stratford seeks to buy Sikorsky Memorial Airport

The airport is in Stratford but is owned by the City of Bridgeport.

What’s next for Bridgeport?

Onofrio hinted that the city will soon be getting its second hotel.

Bridgeport and CT Airport Authority plans new pact to upgrade Sikorsky...

Sikorsky last offered commercial air service in 1999.

Rye Brook-based Tailwind Air spreads it wings

The airline hopes to fly to Washington within the next 12 to 18 months.

Sikorsky Airport receiving $7M for upgrades, eying return of commercial service

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim called the funding "a first step in pursuing the necessary changes to support the potential return of commercial passenger service" to the city.

Local airports to receive federal AIP funding

A newly-announced round of $898.9 million in federal funding will be divided among 447 airports in 49 states and three territories.

What’s next for Tweed Airport?

"My phone has been ringing from carriers that want to come to New Haven," said Sean Scanlon, Tweed's executive director.

Sikorsky and Danbury airports to receive federal infrastructure grants

The new funding is part of the DOT’s $520.5 million national grant program for airport upgrades.

Business aviation may be the best flight plan for Connecticut’s shoreline...

Returning commercial air flights to Sikorsky Memorial Airport has been a goal of Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim since his 2015 return to office.

Bridgeport pitches Sikorsky Airport upgrades to lure commercial service

Federal approval of renovations to Sikorsky’s runways would result in up to eight daily passenger flights by 2021, Mayor Joe Ganim's administration believes.

Bridgeport unveils draft master plan for 10-year growth

The draft acknowledged Bridgeport's 22.1 percent poverty rate and 23 percent food insecurity rate.

Tweed New Haven Airport’s Larson to lead Office of Higher Education

Tim Larson would be leaving the airport at a time when a new focus is shining on Connecticut’s shoreline airports.

Bridgeport receives $14.6M from state for infrastructure and development

The largest of the projects is a $7 million endeavor aimed at infrastructure improvements within Sikorsky Memorial Airport.

Malloy proposes millions of dollars for Bridgeport economic development

The proposals to the state bond commission include $7 million for improvements to Sikorsky Memorial Airport.