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As part of its ongoing travels, the National Air Tour stopped in Wichita last weekend. The group -- scheduled to fly until September 24 -- left for Kansas City on Saturday and will be in Greenville, S.C. today...

A couple in New Zealand found a nasty surprise all over their home. The house, which lies under the flight path of the Wellington Airport, was found covered with a substance thought to be human excrement. Initial speculation is that the putrid substance fell from an overflying aircraft but investigators are still sniffing for clues...

Work has begun to fix the Manassas (Virginia) Airport’s aging 25-year-old runway. Over the next two months, crews will refurbish the 5,700-foot runway and its adjacent offramps and taxiway. During that time, air traffic will rely on the airport's 3,700-foot runway…

Airport managers attended a major conference in Tampa this week. The 12th Annual Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Conference and Exhibition highlighted the role airports play in the aviation industry. Several keynote speakers attended the event, including: John Mica (R-Fla.), Chairman, House Aviation Subcommittee; Brian Flemming, Chairman, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority; and key officials from the Department of Homeland Security.