DeKalb airport receives award

Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

DeKALB – The DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport is the Illinois Department of Transportation’s 2013 General Aviation-Public/Category A Airport of the Year.

The award will be presented Thursday during the Illinois Aviation Conference luncheon in Moline, according to a news release. The award was based on the airport staff’s cooperation with the state Division of Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport’s safety record and facility maintenance.

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