News & Press Releases


Runway Extension FONSI issued 

Airport Master Plan on CD available upon request. 

 IFP Noise and Traffic Map

Click on this link for more information on the Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study.


Click on this link to view the article in the March-April 2012 edition of Airport Improvement Magazine.


Click on this link to view a current airport and community marketing video created by Sixel Consulting in 2015.

                                   AIRPORT PROJECTS

The Mohave County Airport Authority-Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with Regulations of the USDOT 49 CFR Part 26.  A DBE Directory for the State of Arizona can be found at  

Extend Runway 16/34 and Taxiway "A" Site Preparation, Grading & Drainage awarded to:                                                   

                                                     FNF Construction, Inc.

                                                    115 South 48th Street

                                                       Tempe, AZ  85281 


Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program Objectives/Policy Statement    

FY 2016, 2017, 2018 Updated Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Goals and Methodology Report 



           PRESS RELEASES 

9/17/15  Airport falls short in bid for grant 

8/20/15  Airport  marks National Aviation Day

7/24/15  Airport pledges top $1.1 million 

7/16/15  Airport goes forward with improvements 

7/12/15  Airport nearing goal for matching funds pledge 

6/26/15  Chamber backs grant effort: $10,000 pledged toward airport's bid for regular service 

6/17/15  City makes $250,000 pledge for air service 

4/29/15  Airport's runway expansion close to going out for bids 

4/19/15  Young Eagles take flight

4/16/15  Airport hosting flights of fancy with Young Eagles Day 

4/9/15    Airport hosts Young Eagles Day on April 18 

4/6/15    Pilots complete training mission 

3/22/15  Military Moms say thanks with breakfast for pilots 

3/2/15    Wild blue yonder: Public gets look at WWII-era aircraft  

2/26/15  Airport director addresses misconceptions

2/25/15  Historical WWII-era trainer to visit namesake at airport 

2/11/15  Military Moms and VFW provide support for Navy pilots 

2/11/15  Diamondback students get up close to aviation 

1/29/15  Naval pilot training brings about 150 personnel to BHC airport 

1/22/15  Airport closer to breaking ground on planned runway extension 

1/16/15  Noise or music? 

1/15/15  Aviation magazine honors local airport official 

1/12/15   Navy training in full swing 

12/19/14  Naval jet training coming to BHC airport 

12/19/14  Toys for Tots collects donations 

11/13/14  More details emerge from crash 

11/11/14  Tri-state Toys for Tots drive underway 

11/9/14    Plane forced to make belly landing at airport 

10/30/14  Airport stages disaster drill 

10/24/14  Airport reports business stable 

10/7/14   Airport passed over in bid to secure grant

9/25/14   BHC has competition for grant 

9/22/14   Emergency officials to discuss upcoming mock airport disaster 

8/17/14   Taking flight: National Aviation Day lands in Bullhead City 

8/14/14   Airport observes National Aviation Day 

8/3/14     $945,000 in pledges raised for air service 

7/23/14   Airport collects $735K in pledges toward service 

7/17/14   Airport collects $300K in pledges toward grant 

7/16/14   Council supports airport's grant bid 

7/10/14   Airport Board adds Belhouse 

7/10/14   Airport looks for public help

6/26/14   Airport deadline to pass next week 

6/13/14   No scheduled flights doesn't mean airport quiet 

5/30/14   Airport will receive $2.14M in FAA grant 

5/18/14   Air Patrol gets keys to hangar 

5/14/14   CAP making new home at BHC airport 

4/27/14   Keating, Minguillo assume key roles at airport 

3/16/14   Soaring like an eagle 

2/6/14     Young Eagles program at airport gives youth a chance to soar

1/30/14   Airport officials hold optimistic view 

1/6/14     Airport gets unexpected grant renewal 

12/26/13 Unused airport grant set to expire December 31 

12/26/13 Senior Circle tours airport

11/1/13   Gaines announces retirement, deputy will take top post 

10/11/13 Airport throws 'Hail Mary' to get service 

9/11/13   Vegas storms force three flights to BHC

7/30/13   Frontier rejects airport -- for now 

7/11/13   Airport board approves $1.77M budget

7/11/13   We're close to scheduled service

6/30/13   Noise Study Public Hearing

5/31/13   Local airport has new firefighting truck 

5/13/13   Airport control tower to stay open 

4/28/13   Cash shift keeps airport tower open 

4/26/13   Ex-county supervisor named to airport board 

4/26/13   Airport director sets retirement 

4/22/13   Pilot committed suicide in the air 

4/21/13   Experimental plane crashes, kills 1      

4/12/13   Gaines issues another call for action 

4/11/13   Tower closures will have an impact at four Arizona sites 

4/7/13     Airport towers get two-month reprieve 

4/7/13     Reliving history 

4/5/13     B-25 to be star of air show 

3/29/13   Air show set for April 6 

3/29/13   Airport asks court to intervene 

3/24/13   Control tower to close after April 7

3/20/13   Moran amendment pulled but tower fight continues 

3/13/13   Airport tower set to close April 7 

3/10/13   Legends Over the Colorado III 

3/7/13     Young Eagles take flight on March 16 

3/1/13     Airport director awaits official word on tower closure

2/26/13   Control tower 'in a holding pattern'

2/24/13   Local control tower could be casualty of sequestrian cuts

2/24/13   MCAA sets public noise study workshop

2/12/13   Airport fire station dedicated in memory of Darryl Thompson 

1/21/13   Tri-state represented at Aviation Day 

1/21/13   Toys for many 

1/9/13     Airport authority makes another bid at landing Frontier 

1/4/13     New era begins for Mohave County

12/31/12 Airport ordinance on supervisors' agenda 

12/28/12  Kingman to LA air service now available

12/3/12    Airport ordinance placed on January agenda

11/21/12  Noise control 

11/21/12  Drop-off locations listed for Toys for Tots programs 

10/17/12  MCAA continues wooing carriers for local airport 

9/11/12   Airport wooing passenger carrier 

8/24/12   Mentor visits airport 

7/13/12   Airport to crack down on parking violations 

5/8/12     Airport officials continue to woo potential carriers 

4/11/12   Charter carrier to begin service to Laughlin/Bullhead 

3/28/12   Notice of Public Information Workshop 

3/28/12   Mohave County Airport Authority Hosts Public Workshop for Airport Noise Study Update 

3/26/12   Moving a mountain 

2/2/12     Airport still seeking passenger service 

1/11/12   Board OKs coal slurry pipeline removal 

1/9/12     Pipline removal goes back before board 

12/19/11  Military aircraft a common sight 

12/7/11    Local IHOP hosting Toys for Tots event 

12/6/11    Supervisors approve plan to remove slurry pipeline

11/18/11  Locations listed for Toys for Tots 

11/15/11  Airport fire station goes forward 

11/13/11  Lots to be combined for airport fire station 

10/14/11  Noise study to protect future of airport 

10/13/11  The one that got away 

9/19/11   Airport Authority receives FAA grants 

9/13/11   BREDA ribbon cutting

9/12/11   Board recommends removal of pipeline 

9/9/11     Diverted flight 

9/9/11     Daily airport operations different since 9/11 

8/21/11   MCAA recognizes airport accomplishments 

8/8/11     Subsidy cut won't affect local airport 

8/5/11     Agreement struck to end FAA's partial shutdown 

8/3/11     Take Grand Canyon tour from local airport 

7/26/11   FAA shutdown has local effect 

7/20/11   MCAA Quarterly Board Meeting 

6/21/11   Emergency planning committee to meet in Kingman this afternoon 

5/24/11   A Celebration of Darryl's life 

5/12/11   Darryl Edward Thompson 

5/6/11     AzAA Names Thompson Executive of the Year

5/6/11     Named 2011 Arizona Airport of the Year

5/6/11     Airport negotiating 'two proposals'

4/19/11   Pilot, passenger walk away from rough landing 

4/13/11   BHCPD raising rates to patrol local airport

4/6/11     Kingman gets air service, but what about BHC?

3/24/11   Rare B-29 to be star of Legends over the Colorado River 

3/22/11   Fly-in to bring vintage aircraft to Tri-state 

3/17/11   Airport improvements on ADOT's radar 

3/14/11   Aircraft make brief stop -- but they'll be back 

3/14/11   Official places charter impact at $120 million 

3/4/11     Rare bird to fly over Tri-state 

3/1/11     Charter program soaring

2/28/11    Bringing in Business 

2/5/11     Sniffing out contraband 

1/17/11    Despite rough economy, airport use increased 

12/17/10   Only a drill 

12/5/10    Whole-body scanner coming to local airport

9/9/10      Airport hires consulting firm to lure service 

8/27/10    Airport to use $886,588 grant funds for further improvements 






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