June 17, 2019

Santa to Land St. Mary’s Airport – Dec. 22

St. Mary's Airport holiday farmers market

Santa is flying into St. Mary’s Airport, Saturday, December 22nd. Join the fun, 9 am to 2 pm, at this first FLY-IN Holiday Farmer’s Market, take the opportunity for some holiday shopping and catching some pictures with Santa.

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

Torti Gallas

A briefing, Building for Innovation at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, will be held Aug. 22 at the airport in California, Md., with presentations from the St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development, S. Hunt Aero, Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, and the University of Maryland.

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Dignitaries Open Incubator at Airport

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer is urging Gov. Larry Hogan to capitalize on the exploding unmanned systems and robotics global markets and include funding to bring world-class higher education research to the area and support technology-based manufacturing in the region.

Airport Open House Draws From Land & Air

Torti Gallas

The St. Mary’s Airport Open House showcased the planes, drones, pilots, and businesses turning the airport into a regional hub of pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Visitors could see and touch, and in some cases climb into the cockpits of the aircraft filling the tarmac.

St. Mary’s Airport Open House Oct. 7

Airport Open House

There will be something for everyone at the St. Mary’s Airport Open House from 10 am to 4 pm Oct. 7, 2017 — demonstrations and displays of airplanes and drones; STEM activities, robotics, a kids corner with balsa airplane races, food from Linda’s On the Go, and more.

EAA Introduces “Young Eagles” to Flying

young eagles

Every June, through its Young Eagles program, the local Experimental Aircraft Association takes youngsters flying, for free, out of St. Mary’s Airport.

Local Banker Crews Nalls’ L-39 Albatros

albatros

Art Nalls, owner of the legendary fighter jet Albatros based at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport, takes local banker Margaret Sawyer for a ride.

UAS Makes Santa’s Delivery at St. Mary’s Airport

St. Mary's Airport

The renaissance occurring at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport continues to showcase itself – recently with the UMD UAS Test Site showing off its automated technology skills delivering donations to Toys for Tots and Three Oaks Veterans Support Center.

Hundreds Attend Airport Ribbon-Cutting

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Ken Reed: “There is no reason why, with the construction of Building 3 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center next door, the University of Maryland UAS Test Site, the incubator, and the general expansion of the airport that Airport Road should become the most important road in St. Mary’s County.”

St. Mary’s Airport Celebrates Progress Oct. 15

st. mary's airport

A renaissance occurring at St. Mary’s County Airport in California, MD, will be on display Oct. 15, 2016 at a 10 am ribbon cutting ceremony – free drawings for plane and helicopter rides.