RBC I The Meeker and Rangely airports received word this week that each had received $316,666 in grant funding in a matching-funds agreement with the Colorado Aeronautics Board (CAB), which awarded a total of $2.7 million to state airports.
MEEKER I ASCENT Private Air Club on Thursday announced that its innovative, Rocky Mountain-focused air travel membership service has expanded to now serve residents and visitors of Meeker.
Dear Editor: We would like to extend a special thank you to the Rio Blanco County Commissioners for approving the name change to Coulter Field at Meeker Airport.
Jeremy McCallister, the project manager for the Coulter Field improvement project at the Meeker airport, was the first person to take off after the dedication of the field to Gary Coulter on Saturday.
RBC I The newly reconstructed runway, taxiways and a new large-aircraft apron at Meeker Airport were dedicated Saturday morning to Gary Coulter, the man who has managed the airport since 1959 — a total of 54 years. The new airport opened on Nov. 27. Coulter piloted the first aircraft onto the new runway accompanied by […]
MEEKER I Starting April 8, Meeker Airport will be closed for approximately seven months while Rio Blanco County carries out two projects to improve the runway area at the facility to what eventually may be a C2 rating.
Dirt work continues at the Meeker Airport, where more than 1 million cubic feet of dirt will be moved during the widening of the runway project currently in Phase II.
MEEKER I Work began in earnest last week on the Meeker Airport Runway Reconstruction Project. Fiore and Sons, Inc., began major dirt-work operations at the airport and will continue into the fall until winter weather shuts them down.
RBC I The Teton Helitack team from Jackson, Wyo., first came to Rio Blanco County July 22, to help with the Powell fire.
MEEKER I Rio Blanco County commissioners were notified July 3 that the federal funding for the Meeker Airport reconstruction project has been released.
MEEKER I Former Meeker Airport manager Gary Coulter was surprised when Rick Stednitz of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Safety Team showed up in Meeker to honor the retired pilot and aviation mechanic with the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award.