January 19, 2019

Airport Schedules Winter Markets Feb. 9, March 16

st mary's airport

Two more FLY-IN Farmers Markets are now scheduled for Feb. 9 and March 16, 2019, following Santa’s Christmas 2018 visit to St. Mary’s County Airport, inaugurating indoors, FLY-IN Farmers Markets in St. Mary’s County.

Airport Readies for Holiday Farmers Market

St. Mary's Airport holiday farmers market

Santa is flying into St. Mary’s Airport on Saturday, Dec. 22, to attend the county’s only Holiday FLY-IN Farmers Market at the terminal building at 44200 Airport Road in California, MD.

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.

Open House Set for Airport Project

Airport Project

An open house to discuss the pending project to relocate  the existing taxiway and expand the apron area at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport is set for 6 pm Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, inside the Captain Walter F. Duke Terminal Building at the airport. The airport project is in accordance with the Airport Master Plan.

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

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.

St. Mary’s Celebrates National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day

The commissioners of St. Mary’s County have issued a proclamation to recognize National Aviation Day, an annual celebration set for Aug. 19 each year. President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed the first one in 1939 to celebrate the history and development of the aviation industry in the US.

Pax Partnership’s August Programs

TPP Conference

The Patuxent Partnership is planning some upcoming August 2018 programs. There is still time to register.

Restricted Airspace Agreement Signed

Restricted Airspace

Patuxent River Naval Air Station and St. Mary’s County government have come to a formal agreement to coordinate the use of Restricted Airspace over the region.

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

Building for Innovation at SM Airport

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.