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Augusta Regional Airport Wins Project of the Year from the Georgia Airports Association!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) was awarded the Georgia Airports Association (GAA) Project of the Year for the second time within three years!

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Augusta Regional Airport Partners with Delta Airlines and the American Red Cross to Hold Multiple Blood Drives!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is partnering with Delta Air Lines and the American Red Cross to hold several blood drives at the main terminal of Augusta Regional Airport. Blood centers all over the country run short on all blood types several times throughout the year. Through this partnership, the community will have five opportunities to be a donor.

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Augusta Regional Airport Searches for Local Talent for Concert Series!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is currently searching for local area musicians, theatre groups, and singers to perform for the Augusta Regional Airport Concert Series!

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Augusta Regional Airport Video Contest Winners

Public voting for the Augusta Regional Airport Music Video Challenge contest submissions ended October 8, 2018 and the Augusta Regional Airport is pleased to announce the winners.

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AGS Announces Aviation Pathway & Second Annual Paper Plane Contest

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) takes pride in providing opportunities for youth in the CSRA to learn more about the Aviation Industry. Through the continued partnership with the Richmond County School System (RCBOE) and its dedicated staff, the 2018-2019 RCBOE School Year now offers the State of Georgia?s Aviation Pathway Curriculum.

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American Airlines Initiates non-stop Daily Service to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is pleased to announce daily direct, non-stop, service to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) beginning March 3, 2019. The Community can begin booking these flights as early as October 8, 2018.

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First Annual Field of Pink Display at Augusta Regional Airport

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is pleased to present the Field of Pink display. The Field of Pink will consist of pink flags planted around the Airport entrance sign to honor those who have fought the breast cancer battle. The commemorative flags will remain in place for the entire month of October.

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Augusta Regional Airport Launches Music Video and Contest Show us your moves!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to debut its new music video. Starting today, in conjunction with release of the video, AGS is launching the #AGSVideoChallenge.

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Augusta Regional Airport Opens First Phase of Restroom Renovation Project!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to announce the opening of, Phase-One, of the much anticipated Restroom Renovation Project!

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Augusta Regional Airport Partners with Local Animal Shelters and Animal Services for Second Pet Adoption Day!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) has collaborated with several organizations to hold the Airport?s second Pet Adoption Day!

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Augusta Regional Airport Curb Enforcement Implementation!

Starting Monday, October 1, 2018, the Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) will heighten enforcement of unattended vehicles and extended parking adjacent to the terminal building. Vehicle stopping will be limited to immediate loading and unloading only.

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Augusta Regional Airport Offers Fire Department Administrator Course/Fire Officer III!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) Fire Department personnel are offering the Fire Department Administrator/Fire Officer III course.

The course will be offered, September 24th through October 5th. Course will be instructed by Augusta Regional Airport?s Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) Command, Chief Michael Beal and Captain Jeremy Kendrick.

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Augusta Regional Airport Searches for Local Artists for Terminal Exhibits!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is currently searching for local area artists to display their work in the General Aviation and Airline Terminal buildings. Two and three dimensional (2-D & 3-D) artists are welcome to submit applications.

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Augusta Regional Airport Awarded Air Service Grant!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is pleased to announce it has been selected as a grant recipient in the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Small Community Air Service Development (SCASD) Program in the amount of $800,000.

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Augusta Regional Airport Announces Advancing Growing Stronger (AGS) Campaign!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is pleased to announce the $18,000,000.00-plus expansion and improvement campaign- Advancing, Growing, Stronger.

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Augusta Regional Airport Partners with Delta Airlines and the American Red Cross to Hold Blood Drive, June 25th!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is partnering with Delta Air Lines and the American Red Cross to hold a blood drive at the main terminal of Augusta Regional Airport from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on June 25, 2018.

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AGS Mock Disaster Drill!

The Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) will conduct a live emergency drill the morning of Friday, May 4, 2018. Emergency response agencies from Richmond County, local hospitals, and other community organizations will join Airport personnel in practicing procedures needed in the event of an actual aircraft accident or emergency.

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Augusta's Aviation Industry offers High School Summer Shadow Program!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) in conjunction with Augusta Aviation (DNL) has partnered with the Richmond County Board of Education (RCBOE) and the Burke County Public School System (BCPS) to offer High School students the opportunity to shadow multiple aviation departments!

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TSA reminders for 2018 PGA Masters at Augusta National travelers

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) would like to remind Augusta Regional Airport passengers to expect higher than usual passenger volumes over the next several days (April 6-10) as travelers return home from the 2018 PGA Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club.

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AGS Hosts Sixth Annual Spring Music Fest!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) will host the sixth annual AGS Spring Music Fest, which entertains passengers and highlights the local talents of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA). Beginning April 2nd , running through Monday, April 9th , performances will be held in the gate area of the main terminal building.

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Notice of Avaliability of an Environmental Assessment & Request for Public Hearing

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are notified of the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment document evaluating the potential effects of the following proposed improvements:

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Richmond County Marshal's Office Airport Division Welcomes K-9 Team!

The Richmond County Marshal?s Office Airport Division welcomes their first K-9 Unit! On March 21st K-9, Abby, and her handler, Deputy Boetcher, were tested and certified by the International Police Working Dog Association.

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AGS's TSA now Offers TSA Pre ✓ during Peak Hours!

Augusta Regional Airport's (AGS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will begin offering daily TSA Pre ✓' screening starting March 15, 2018 during the peak operating hours of 4:00 a.m. thru 8:00 a.m. In order to accommodate this service, AGS will open a dedicated queue and TSA will operate an additional screening lane during this period.

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AGS has Highest Passenger Numbers in Airport History!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to announce that 2017 was a record-breaking year in Airport history! A total of 580,755 passengers traveled through AGS in 2017 which broke AGS's past highest record in 2015, by almost 30,000 people! Overall Airport traffic has increased 5.18% since 2016.

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AGS Searches for Local Talent for Sixth Annual "Unplugged" Spring Music Fest!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is searching for local area musicians and singers from the CSRA to perform, acoustically, during the week of the 2018 Masters' for AGS's Sixth Annual Spring Music Fest. The first full week of April is one of the busiest weeks at AGS. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent and be seen by thousands of people.

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Animal Adoption at the Airport

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) has collaborated with Augusta Animal Services to hold a Pet Adoption Day on Friday, February 2nd.

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TSA Screening Procedures Updated!

On December 12th the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) began new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items. These new procedures are being employed at airports across the country. Passengers are now required to place all electronic items larger than a cell phone and edible items in individual bins.

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Augusta Regional Airport brings Holiday Cheer to Passengers!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) holiday travelers will enjoy the joyous sights and sounds of the season as they make their way through the terminal. Entertainers will perform for passengers traveling December 15th through December 23rd in the gate area of the Airport.

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AGS's TSA Raises Aviation Security Baseline

To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation?s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items at Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) beginning next week. The new procedures, which were announced earlier this year, require travelers to place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray screening in standard lanes.

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AGS Partners with Local Agencies to Host EMS Refresher Course!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) partners with Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. (JMS) and The International Professional Firefighters Association (IAFF), local Association, to host the EMS Refresher Course for the third year in a row!

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Augusta Regional Airport Searches for Local Talent for Holiday Performance Series!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is currently searching for local area musicians, theatre groups, and singers to perform for the Augusta Regional Airport Holiday Performance Series!

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AGS Wins Prestigious FAA Award for a Second Time!

For the second time in Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) history, the Airport has been presented a prestigious Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) award, Airport Safety Mark of Distinction, for the enhancement of aviation safety through improvements in the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Department!

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AGS Hosts Artists Exhibition!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to provide the traveling public with amazing works of art from three local artists that highlight the creativity of the CSRA?s art community.

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AGS Host Paper Plane Contest

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) has partnered with Augusta Aviation - Daniel Field (DNL) and the Richmond County School System (RCSS) to hold a paper plane contest to help promote interest in Aviation!

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Augusta Regional Airport Receives Zero Discrepancy FAA Inspection!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) received its annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification inspection the week of July 31st.

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Augusta Aviation Industry offers High School Summer Shadow Program

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) has partnered with Augusta Aviation (DNL) and the Richmond County Board of Education (RCBOE) to offer Richmond County High School students the opportunity to shadow multiple aviation departments!

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AGS Hosts Fifth Annual Spring Music Fest!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) will host the fifth annual AGS Spring Music Fest, which entertains passengers and highlights the local talents of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA).

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AGS Hosts Fourth STEM Aviation Career Day!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is proud to host 30 students from the Richmond County School System (RCSS) for the Airports? fourth Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Aviation Career Day!

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AGS Searches for Local Talent for Fifth Annual Spring Music Fest!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is searching for local area musicians and singers from the CSRA to perform during the week of the 2017 Masters? for AGS?s Fifth Annual Spring Music Fest.

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AGS Introduces Passenger Assistance Liaison (PAL) Program

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to introduce the public to our new Airport PALS!

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Holiday Spirit is in the Air!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) holiday travelers will enjoy the joyous sights and sounds of the season as they make their way through the terminal. Entertainers will perform for passengers traveling December 14th through December 23rd in the gate area of the Airport.

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Augusta Regional Airport Receives Award for Airport Project of the Year from the Georgia Airports Association

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is honored to have been selected for the Georgia Airports Associations' Airport Project of the Year Award!

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FAA National Part 139 Alert-Banning of Galaxy Note 7

The FAA has announced the banning of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Devices from Air Transportation in the United States effective October 15, 2016.

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Augusta Regional Airport Searches for Local Talent for Holiday Performance Series!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is currently searching for local area musicians, theatre groups, and singers to perform for the Augusta Regional Airport Holiday Performance Series!

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AGS Hosts Local Artists Exhibition for both Public and Private Travelers!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is pleased to provide both the public travelers, as well as, the private travelers with art from local area artists which highlight the beautiful artistry of the CSRA!

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AGS Hosts Third STEM Aviation Career Day!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is proud to host 30 students from the Richmond County School System (RCSS) for the Airports' third Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Aviation Career Day!

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AGS Announces Coloring Contest Winners

To promote an interest in Aviation, Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) held a Coloring Contest for children around the CSRA.

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AGS Receives $14.7 Million in Funding from the FAA, the Largest Amount in AGS History!

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Augusta Regional Airport $14,782,155.00 through a combination of entitlement and discretionary grants to fund the Taxiway Alpha Rehabilitation Project. The $14.7 million represents the largest amount of federal funds ever awarded to the airport since the inception of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) in 1982. The grant will cover 90% of the cost of the project. The remaining funding for this project will be divided equally between Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Airport operating funds.

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AGS has Outstanding Safety & Financial Reviews

The Augusta Regional Airport is pleased to announce the passing results of two important annual evaluations, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certification Inspection and the Airport?s annual Audit.

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Augusta Regional Airport Celebrates National Aviation Day by Holding a Coloring Contest

Augusta Regional Airport is excited to announce its 2016 Aviation Day Coloring Contest.

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AGS Celebrates National Aviation Day by Holding a Coloring Contest

Augusta Regional Airport is excited to announce its 2016 Aviation Day Coloring Contest.

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AGS Strictly Enforces Unattended Vehicle Rule

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) strives to make the air travel experience as safe and secure as possible. To assist in this goal all airport patrons and visitors are asked not to leave their vehicles unattended, at any time, on the curb of the main terminal building.

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AGS Searches for Local Artists for Terminal Exhibits!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is currently searching for local area artists to display their work in the General Aviation and Airline Terminal buildings. Two and three dimensional (2-D & 3-D) artists are welcome to submit applications. Desired artwork includes pottery, sculptures, tapestries, wood turning, photography, painting, etc.

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Augusta's Aviation Industry offers High School Shadow Program!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) has partnered with Augusta Aviation (DNL) and the Richmond County Board of Education (RCBOE) to offer Richmond County High School students the opportunity to shadow multiple aviation departments!

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AGS Now Offers a Fully Responsive Website

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) recently unveiled a new, responsive, website, www.FlyAGS.com. The new website features a simplified navigation structure with several new and useful tools integrated into the site such as a trip calculator, economic development opportunities listings, and quick link hubs.

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Augusta Regional Airport Hosts Fourth Annual Spring Music Fest!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) will host the fourth annual AGS Spring Music Fest which entertains passengers and highlights the local talents of the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA).

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AGS Hosts Exhibition of Golf Paintings by Jace McTier!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is thrilled to provide the traveling public with bold color and a powerful use of impasto by local artist, Jace McTier.

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Announcement of New Executive Director

Augusta Aviation Commission proudly announces the selection of Mr. Herbert L. Judon, Jr. as the new Executive Director of the Augusta Regional Airport.

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Augusta Regional Airport Receives Self Service Georgia Lottery Machine!

Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) is excited to receive a self-service lottery machine that will dispense all current lottery games offered by the Georgia Lottery.

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Augusta Aviation Commission (AAC) narrows the search for next Augusta Regional Airport Executive Director to four candidates.

The search for the next Executive Director for Augusta Regional Airport has been narrowed down to four final candidates by the Augusta Aviation Commission.

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Augusta Regional Airport shows its commitment to increasing DBE participation at the Airport

"As the Airport continues to grow it remains our personal goal to continue our support by awarding more project contracts to small local businesses."

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Tactical Emergency Critical Care Course Alert to all Media

The Center of Operational Medicine at Augusta University will conduct a tactical emergency critical care course located at Augusta Regional Airport.

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Augusta Regional Airport Searches for Local Talent for Fourth Annual Spring Music Fest!

AGS will also be participating in the Georgia Tourisms' The Year of Georgia Music campaign! This campaign is designed to showcase and expand music tourism in the state.

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Augusta Regional Airport Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day!

"As part of our continued efforts to partner with the Richmond County School System, we are thrilled to be able to provide local students the opportunity to learn more about the Aviation Industry."

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Augusta Regional Airport has a Record Breaking Year!

"As the CSRA continues to support their local regional airport, Augusta can expect to see more direct service opportunities in the future."

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Augusta Regional Airport Embarks on a Recycling Initiative!

"It is important to us to contribute to the decrease of the CSRA's ecological footprint and help create a greener Augusta."

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