Award Recognition

The FAA Central Region annually recognizes Part 139 airports within the FAA Central Region that have operated in an outstanding manner in complying with Title 14 CFR Part 139. To qualify, certificated airports must not have had any noted discrepancy on their inspections for three consecutive years.

Listed below are the airports that have won this award since 1990. Those airports receiving awards and recognition for related Part 139 achievements are also noted.


2014

  • Branson Airport - Hollister, Missouri
  • North Platte Regional Airport- North Platte, Nebraska
  • Springfield-Branson National Airport - Springfield, Missouri

2013

  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa
  • Cape Girardeau Regional Airport - Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport - Kansas City, Missouri
  • Spirit of St. Louis Airport - Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Kearney Regional Airport - Kearney, Nebraska
  • Central Nebraska Regional Airport - Grand Island, Nebraska

2012

  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Mason City Municipal Airport - Mason City, Iowa
  • Eppley Airfield - Omaha, Nebraska

2011

  • Branson Airport - Hollister, Missouri
  • The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Fort Dodge Regional Airport - Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Lincoln Airport - Lincoln, Nebraska
  • North Platte Regional Airport - North Platte, Nebraska
  • Springfield-Branson National Airport - Springfield, Missouri

2010

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Central Nebraska Regional Airport - Grand Island, Nebraska
  • Rosecrans Memorial Airport - St. Joseph, Missouri

2009

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Mason City Municipal Airport - Mason City, Iowa
  • Western Nebraska Regional Airport - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

2008

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Eppley Airfield - Omaha, Nebraska
  • Springfield National Airport - Springfield, Missouri
  • Sioux City Gateway - Sioux City, Iowa

2007

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Central Nebraska Regional Airport - Grand Island, Nebraska
  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa
  • Great Bend Municipal Airport - Great Bend, Kansas
  • Joplin Regional Airport - Joplin, Missouri
  • The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Wichita Mid Continent Airport - Wichita, Kansas

Special Recognition Awards

  • Iowa DOT - Office of Aviation:A special award in recognition of proactive efforts providing wildlife hazard management services to enhance safe operations at Iowa general aviation airports.

2006

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Forbes Field - Topeka, Kansas
  • Fort Dodge Regional Airport - Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Lincoln Airport - Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Salina Municipal Airport - Salina, Kansas

2005

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Eppley Airfield - Omaha, Nebraska
  • The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Mason City Municipal - Mason City, IA
  • Spirit of St. Louis Airport - Chesterfield, MO
  • Waterloo Municipal Airport - Waterloo, IA
  • Wichita Mid-Continent Airport - Wichita, Kansas

Special Recognition Awards

  • Lambert-St. Louis International Airport:A special award in recognition of their effective transition to a new taxiway designation system.

2004

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Rosecrans Memorial Airport - St. Joseph, MO

2003

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Lincoln Municipal Airport - Lincoln, NE
  • Columbia Regional Airport - Columbia, MO
  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, IA

2002

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Eppley Air Field - Omaha, NE
  • Spirit of St. Louis Airport - Chesterfield, MO
  • Kirksville Regional Airport - Kirksville, MO
  • Kansas City International Airport - Kansas City, Missouri

Special Recognition Awards

  • Eppley Field Omaha, NE: Special award for their water rescue capability.
  • Missouri Department of Transportation: Special award for their work on acquiring the Mobile ARFF Trainer
  • Missouri Fire & Rescue Training Institute:Special award for their work on acquiring the Mobile ARFF Trainer

2001

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Rosecrans Memorial Airport - St. Joseph, MO
  • Springfield-Branson Regional Airport - Springfield, MO

2000

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Columbia Regional Airport - Columbia Missouri
  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Wichita Mid-Continent Airport - Wichita, Kansas

Special Recognition Awards

  • Kansas City International Airport - Kansas City Missouri:A special Airport Safety Enhancement Award in recognition of their comprehensive and innovative wildlife hazard management program

1998

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa

1997

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Columbia Regional Airport - Columbia, Missouri
  • Jefferson City Memorial Airport - Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Kansas City Downtown Airport - Kansas City, Missouri
  • Manhattan Municipal Airport - Manhattan, KS

1995

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Lincoln Municipal Airport - Lincoln, Nebraska
  • McCook Municipal Airport - McCook, Nebraska

1994

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Dubuque Regional Airport - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Spirit of St. Louis Airport - Chesterfield, Missouri
  • Karl Stefan Memorial Airport - Norfolk, Nebraska

1993

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa
  • Johnson County Industrial Airport - Olathe, Kansas
  • Hastings Municipal Airport - Hastings, Nebraska

Special Recognition Awards

  • Lambert-St. Louis International Airport:A special award in recognition of their implementation of new signage requirements at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.

1992

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Eppley Airfield - Omaha, Nebraska
  • Kansas City Downtown Airport - Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jefferson City Regional Airport - Jefferson City, Missouri

Special Recognition Awards

  • Forbes Field - Topeka, Kansas: A special National award in recognition of their enhancements in ARFF

1991

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Forbes Field - Topeka, Kansas
  • Kirksville Regional Airport - Kirksville, Missouri
  • Colonel James Jabara Airport - Wichita, Kansas

Special Recognition Awards

  • Eppley Airfield - Omaha, Nebraska:- A special National award in recognition of their enhancements in ARFF
  • Columbia Regional Airport - Columbia, Missouri: A special recognition for their enhancements acquiring operational equipment for the airport

1990

Safety Enhancement Awards

  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa
  • Johnson County Industrial Airport - Olathe, Kansas
  • Lincoln Municipal Airport - Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Waterloo Municipal Airport - Waterloo, Iowa

Special Recognition Awards

  • Lambert St. Louis International Airport - St. Louis, Missouri:A special recognition for their enhancements in ground vehicle training
  • Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa: A special National award in recognition of their superior operations accomplishments