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Dave Gordon Proposes Name Change To Griffiss International Airport

First it was the taxi cabs, then it was a call for county term limits. Now, Oneida County Legislator Dave Gordon wants to change the name of Rome's Griffiss International Airport.

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Griffiss Tower To Remain Open Until June

The air traffic control tower at Griffiss International Airport in Rome will remain open for now.

The Federal Aviation Administration will delay the closure of 149 air traffic control towers at smaller airports until mid-June.

The towers were due to begin closing as early

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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Picente: Sequester Cuts Amount To Cost Shifting To Local Governments

Oneida County is working to keep open the tower at Griffiss International Airport because of the business impact its closure could have.

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Control Tower At Griffiss Airport To Close

The Federal Aviation Administration is shutting down nearly 150 airport control towers starting on April 7th, including the tower at Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

As many as 189 were on the chopping block due to massive federal spending cuts.

The FAA h

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Hanna Urges FAA Not To Close Griffiss Air Control Tower

Congressman Richard Hanna says closing the air control tower at Griffiss International Airport is a bad plan.

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Control Tower At Griffiss Slated To Close

Griffiss International Airport's air traffic control tower could close on April 7th due to sequestration cuts.

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a list of towers at 173 small and mid-size ai

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National Guard Aircraft To Use Griffiss For Training

Over the next several months, Air National Guard C-17's will be conducting periodic night training at Griffiss International Airport in Rome.

Members of the 137th Air Lift Squadron, 105th Air Lift Wing at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburg will conducting conventional and simulated night time tactical approaches to the Griffiss runway.

Oneida County officials say that want all county

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Hanna Talks Sequestration With DFAS Employees

Rome, NY (WIBX) - Congressman Richard Hanna was in Rome to talk with employees of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service about the upcoming threat of sequestration.

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Griffiss Gets $745K To Upgrade Airport

Rome, NY (WIBX) - The Federal Aviation Administration will re-admit Griffiss International Airport into the Military Airport Program with a grant of $270,000.

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Griffiss Exhibits AT MRO Amercias

Dallas, TX (WIBX) - Representatives from Mohawk Valley EDGE, MVCC's Aviation Training Center and Griffiss International Airport are in Dallas for the annual Aviation Week, MRO Americas industry trade show.

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