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Golden LEAF Grant

The City of Sanford and Lee County Government have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to extend sewer service to the Raleigh Exec Jetport.


Our State - Women with Wings

When Corbi Bulluck thinks about flying, she feels extraordinarily lucky.

December 22, 2017

Residences encroaching on jetport?

Bob Heuts has a request for county leadership, and from his perspective, it just may keep the Raleigh Executive Jetport on the same growth pattern it's seen in recent years.

November 14, 2017

Director: We want to triple Raleigh Executive Jetport's terminal

Sanford's Raleigh Executive Jetport is months away from breaking ground on a new terminal - one that could be more than three times the size of what?s currently at the airport.

November 12, 2017

Chamber Chat - Heuts shares vision for Raleigh Exec

Recently, the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors requested that Bob Heuts, Executive Director of the Raleigh Executive Jetport, come to a board meeting to provide an update on things.

July 27, 2017

Raleigh Executive Jetport breaks ground for Taxiway Project

The Raleigh Executive Jetport held an official groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, July 27 in recognition of their Taxiway Widening and Strengthening Project.

June 22, 2017

State budget allocates $4M for airport project

Sanford's Raleigh Executive Jetport stands to get a complete new terminal with a $4 million contribution from the new state budget.

June 11, 2017

Hub for Growth: RaleighExec's booming economic status encouraging to community leaders

James Garlick hit the necessary buttons and slapped on the headset. He spoke over the radio, went through the checklist and guided the plane toward the runway.

June 7, 2017

N.C. airports react to Trump air traffic control privatization proposal

Calling the current air traffic control system 'ancient,' 'broken,' 'antiquated' and 'horrible,' President Donald Trump announced his support for its privatization Monday.

June 6, 2017

Raleigh Community Airport Plays Vital Role in Region?s Economic Growth

North Carolina's Raleigh Executive Jetport (TTA) plays an important part of the surrounding region's economic growth, a community asset with quantifiable value.

May 22, 2017

RDU's growth has business flying at Sanford airport

Raleigh-Durham International Airport isn't the only airport in the region that is booming.

May 13, 2017

Warbirds on display at Jetport

Due to overcast conditions and the potential of rain, the warbirds nesting at Raleigh Executive Jetport were restrained to the ground on Friday, May 12.

Apr 18, 2017

Raleigh Executive Jetport director: We're ready for corporate jets

After years of capacity constraints, Raleigh Executive Jetport is ready to take on new corporate jets, says Robert Heuts, airport director.

March 13, 2017

What a Sanford airport is doing in hopes of boosting tax revenue

Dirt is moving in Sanford as the Raleigh Executive Jetport starts a $3.5 million development project - one officials hope means more tax revenues.

March 12, 2017

Raleigh Executive Jetport breaks ground for expansion

The Raleigh Executive Jetport held an official groundbreaking on Thursday, March 9 in celebration of their expansion.

March 10, 2017

Airport Authority changes would boost recruiting

Local officials are hoping to change a 1991 general statue that they say would allow for significant benefits for the Raleigh Execuitive Jetport, Sanford and Lee County.

February 25, 2017

Take 5 with Bob Heuts

This week, we take 5 with Bob Heuts, the Airport Director of the Raleigh Executive Jetport.

February 2, 2017

Town square: Sanford's sons

Last October, when Ryan Elliott and his partners opened Libations, a specialty wine and beer store, there was little fanfare about the new retailer in Sanford, a central North Carolina city of nearly 30,000.

January 13, 2017

Fight for corporate jets

Past Raleigh-Durham International Airport's sprawling Terminal 2, in full view of commercial jet takeoffs to Paris, London and Seattle, traffic at the General Aviation terminal is waning.

January 9, 2017

Raleigh Executive Jetport readies to break ground on terminal expansion

Raleigh Executive Jetport, once known as Sanford-Lee County Regional, is getting a major revamp.

December 6, 2016

The process of refueling airplanes

Refueling an aircraft isn't quite as intuitive as refueling your car - procedures and procise measurements are in place to ensure safety.

August 11, 2016

Heuts named airport director

After taking on the role of Raleigh Executive Jetport interim Airport Director in April, Bob Heuts will now serve the airport in an indefinite capacity.

May 6, 2016

Jetport to host Business After Hours

Local residents can win a free hour-long flight at the Sanford Area Growth Alliance's upcoming Business After Hours social.

April 27, 2016

New interim director for Jetport

Three weeks into his return to Lee County, former economic developer Bob Heuts is in a different position, but in a familiar place.

April 25, 2016

Triangle area airport under new management

The airport authority of the Raleigh Executive Jetport in Sanford has parted ways with the airport's manager of the past two years, Greg Hudson, and hired an interim manager to take his place.

April 26, 2016

Soaring into the wild blue yonder

Raleigh Exec Jetport offers flights lessons! At the Raleigh Exec Jetport in northern Lee County, pilots of all sorts of planes provide corporate flights to Raleigh and the entire Research Triangle, as well as for recreational aviation.

April 24, 2016

CIS fundraiser puts kids behind the wheel

When a child climbed aboard a fire truck, propane truck, ambulance or patrol car on Saturday, almost unavoidably the sound of a horn blasted over the crowd of families.

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