Monday, July 25, 2011

Monday's Update: Mowing the Lawn

Clear skies greeted everyone at opening day of AirVenture 2011 with not a drop of rain to be felt. Here's a brief update from around the grounds as of 3 p.m. CDT Monday:
  • The flightline and aircraft parking areas continue to swell. The GA camping area is approximately 80% full and the GA parking area is approximately 70% full.
  • Airport parking conditions remain generally excellent, with only a few soft spots in turf areas used for aircraft taxiing marked with cones. As always, pilots should use caution when taxiing off of paved surfaces.
  • Puddling from Saturday and Sunday morning's storms has faded.
  • Campers continue to set up sites in Camp Scholler, but plenty of room remains available. How so? We have the ability to cut more fields to the south, thus opening up more campsites, like so:

Keep checking back on the Aircraft Parking Status page for more information.

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