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Study Group Identifies Revenue Opportunities at Pittsfield Airport

Whether it be through building a new hangar, a solar array, or simply upping the fees for the 17,500 planes that take off and land at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport, a study commission kicked around a number of ways to generate additional revenue. Three City Councilors had petitioned the mayor to form a study group which will delve into the management of the airport to determine whether or not it is worth the city's effort to operate it. The group is running a cost analysis and ultimately d

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New Committee Digging Into Pittsfield Airport Financials

Thomas Sakshaug will head the commission reviewing airport operations. Three city councilors requested a cost/benefit analysis for the airport, which has been operating in a deficit annually. A nine-member group met for the first time Thursday in hopes to submit a report in May. "We are not here to replace the Airport Commission or do anything the Airport Commission does," Sakshaug, who will serve as chairman said.

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Pittsfield Councilors Seeking Review of Airport Management

Three city councilors are asking for a review of airport management. Councilors Donna Todd Rivers, Christopher Connell, and Melissa Mazzeo filed a petition asking Mayor Linda Tyer to form a study group review options for airport management and perform a cost analysis.

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North Adams Must Fill $70K Gap To Fund Airport Project

"If we don't move forward with the project, then the city becomes responsible for the cost of the engineering with no reimbursement." — Michael Canales

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North Adams Airport Commission Mulls Name Change

"We have been looking to bring the airport to the next level and get the traffic that we want." — Trevor Gilman

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