April 16, 2011
Photo by Corinne Nicholson
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While officials have put an end to talks of commercializing the Gwinnett County Airport, they are evaluating suggestions to improving Briscoe Field as a general aviation destination.
Citizens review group votes against commercial flights at Lawrenceville's Briscoe Field.
Former Gwinnett Commission Chairman Wayne Hill voted against commercial flights at the local airport 15 years ago, and he would vote no again, if he were still in office.
County officials to begin airport privatization process anew.
Commissioners hear from consultants on airport issue.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Before moving ahead in the process to consider privatizing Gwinnett's airport, county leaders need to establish a clear goal for Briscoe Field, consultants said in a draft report.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A state policy institute sees merit in the controversial proposal to allow commercial flights at the Gwinnett County Airport.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- Leaders are poised to decide whether Gwinnett's Briscoe Field could be opened for commercial flights, although a vote scheduled for Tuesday is expected to be delayed.
LAWRENCEVILLE -- The privatization of Briscoe Field would have little impact on the airport's current general aviation operations, a managing director of Propeller Investments told the local Experimental Aircraft Association chapter Friday night.