'We have a fantastic airport'
December 13, 2019
The grass or turf runway at the Alva Regional Airport has been a frequent topic of discussion during monthly airport commission meetings. During Monday night’s meeting, local pilot and businessman Todd Holder addressed that issue.
“I just want you to know that I appreciate that you spent the money to put the grass strip in,” said Holder. “I found myself coming in the other day in a severe wind that was directly from the west or almost from the west, and I was forced to use the grass strip. I really, really appreciated it.”
Like Alva, most airports in the area have runways aligned...