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Your Input Makes a Difference

Your Input Makes a Difference

Your input makes a difference! We received several pieces of good feedback from the public as well as from members of the Technical Advisory Committee, and as a result the Heber Valley Flightpath team has adjusted the traffic counts in the Heber Valley Airport’s draft...

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The FAA Answers Questions about Growth

The FAA Answers Questions about Growth

In a recent op-ed, one Heber resident brought up a line from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular. Advisory circulars provide guidance to airports on a wide variety of subjects, including how to undertake an airport master plan update. The line...

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Chapter 4 of the Airport Master Plan is Now Available

Chapter 4 of the Airport Master Plan is Now Available

The Heber Valley Flightpath team has completed its assessment of the Heber Valley Airport’s (HCR) socioeconomic impact and the inventory of the airport, and has now published Chapter 4 of the draft Airport Master Plan update: the Forecast. This data-driven Forecast...

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Heber Valley Airport Flightpath: Resuming the Course

Heber Valley Airport Flightpath: Resuming the Course

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous effect on our community, our nation, and the global travel industry. Without warning, people were no longer allowed to gather in groups. Projects came to a halt as companies and organizations learned to work remotely. And...

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Flightpath Questions and Answers Updated

Flightpath Questions and Answers Updated

The Flightpath project team has been working to answer all of the questions it receives from the community. Dozens of questions were asked at the first Flightpath public meeting, and now the answers to these questions are up on our website. In the FAQs, you will find...

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Flightpath Project Update

Flightpath Project Update

Like much of our community, the Heber Valley Airport Master Plan update has been affected by COVID-19. The Master Plan process is based on a schedule that includes public input, public meetings, committee meetings, etc., and it has been challenging for the project...

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Draft Chapter 3 of Airport Master Plan Now Available

Draft Chapter 3 of Airport Master Plan Now Available

The Heber Valley Airport Flightpath project team has released the draft third chapter of the Airport Master Plan update. Chapter 3, Inventory of Existing Facilities, details the existing physical and natural environment surrounding the Heber Valley Airport, as well as...

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Love Takes Flight

Love Takes Flight

The Heber Valley Airport is a key community partner for businesses, emergency services, and also, for love. Last week the airport team helped a young man pull off a surprise engagement. Carson Bangerter hired a local pilot to fly him and his girlfriend McKinlee...

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Heber Valley Airport Runway to Close Temporarily

Heber Valley Airport Runway to Close Temporarily

Now that the weather has improved, the Heber Valley Airport runway and taxiways will be closed for scheduled maintenance for the following dates: June 22 – 27 July 27 – 28 Airport users won’t be able to take off, taxi or land during the maintenance work. Please call...

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Heber Valley Airport is an Essential Service Provider

Heber Valley Airport is an Essential Service Provider

As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reach across the world, it is important to remember that Heber Valley Airport remains open and operational, and will continue to support the community during the crisis. Like all airports in the nation, the Heber Valley Airport...

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Heber Valley Airport Runway to Close Temporarily

Heber Valley Airport Runway to Close Temporarily

UPDATE: Cold weather has postponed the maintenance until later in the spring. We will revise this blog post as we know more. The Heber Valley Airport runway and taxiways will be closed for scheduled maintenance for the following dates: Airport users won’t be able to...

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Chapter 2 of Draft Airport Master Plan Now Available

Chapter 2 of Draft Airport Master Plan Now Available

The draft second chapter of Heber Valley Airport’s Master Plan update has been uploaded to the Flightpath website. Chapter 2, Socioeconomic Overview and Background, describes Heber Valley’s demographics, economic drivers, and the impact of aviation on the region. The...

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Airport Master Plan Commitments from City Leadership

Airport Master Plan Commitments from City Leadership

After we had a chance to speak with residents at the first Flightpath meeting, it was clear that the community has some concerns about what this Airport Master Plan update might entail. Although we are still at the beginning of the process, there are a few things we...

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First Flightpath Public Meeting Recap and Presentations

First Flightpath Public Meeting Recap and Presentations

The inaugural Flightpath public meeting was held on January 29, 2020, and offered the Heber community the first of many opportunities to learn about the Heber Valley Airport Master Plan update process. Approximately 150 people attended the event. Attendees heard a...

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Heber Valley Airport Plan Kicks Off Wednesday Night

Heber Valley Airport Plan Kicks Off Wednesday Night

Heber City is updating their Airport Master Plan, as part of that process the city is inviting the community to participate in the plan starting with the public Kickoff meeting Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at Heber Valley Elementary School. Heber City Mayor Kellen...

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First Draft Chapter of Airport Master Plan is Available

First Draft Chapter of Airport Master Plan is Available

The first chapter in the Heber Valley Airport’s Master Plan update is available for public review. The draft chapter is still a work in progress but contains information worth reading before the first Flightpath public meeting. Chapter 1 of the Airport Master Plan is...

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Join Us for Our First Public Meeting!

Join Us for Our First Public Meeting!

The Heber Valley Airport and the City of Heber are excited to invite the community to attend the first Flightpath public meeting. This initial meeting is designed to introduce residents to the Airport Master Plan update process and the project goals, timelines,...

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What’s Happening Now: Inventory

What’s Happening Now: Inventory

The first step in the Airport Master Plan update process is to develop the inventory. The inventory allows the project team to fully understand the existing conditions of the airport, its users, and its community. The data collected during the inventory forms the...

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Website For Heber Airport Master Plan Process Takes Off

Website For Heber Airport Master Plan Process Takes Off

As part of Heber City’s efforts to update the airport master plan, the city has launched a new website to inform the public of the process. Heber City announced the website Tuesday afternoon. HeberValleyFlightPath.com will be the hub for efforts to update the...

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Heber City Releases Video Ahead Of Airport Master Plan Update

As Heber City prepares for The Heber Airport Master Plan Update, they’ve released an informational video. In the three-minute video Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter addresses some concerns and questions members of the public have expressed about the Airport Master Plan Update and a potential airport safety update that could follow.

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What Happens Next?

What Happens Next?

The Heber Valley Airport Master Plan update process is an 18 to 24 month process. The City has already established its project team, including engineering firm T-O Engineers, Inc., and environmental planning team Mead & Hunt. The project team will guide the...

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What is an Airport Master Plan?

What is an Airport Master Plan?

An Airport Master Plan is a comprehensive study that describes an airport’s short-, medium-, and long-term plans. It examines the history and current operations at the airport and helps the airport sponsor (in our case, Heber City) to determine what should happen at...

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Heber Valley Airport Master Plan Update Starting Soon

Heber Valley Airport Master Plan Update Starting Soon

Heber City will soon kick off its Airport Master Plan Update. The process will help the city and its residents plan the future of the airport. Heber City Mayor Kelleen Potter explains an airport master plan is somewhat like a business plan. “The FAA would like all...

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