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Runway 5-23 Construction Rescheduled Start Date Set for July 8th

Runway 5-23 Construction Rescheduled Start Date Set for July 8th 2560 1013 Morristown Airport

A rescheduled start date for Phase II, Stage C Runway 5-23 Construction has been  set for July 8th, 2022.

Runway 5-23 will be fully closed from Friday, July 8th at 2200L through Monday July 11th at 0600L. The contractor will relocate the threshold of Runway 23 during this closure.

A full schedule with anticipated nightly closures of Runway 5-23, daily closures of Runway 13-31 and anticipated operational and airfield impacts can be FOUND BY CLICKING HERE

We appreciate everyone’s understanding and patience through these schedule changes. If you have any questions, please contact Darren Large at 973-538-6400

MMU Wins Industry Award for Airport Project of the Year

MMU Wins Industry Award for Airport Project of the Year 2383 2560 Morristown Airport

Morristown Airport was presented with the “2022 Airport Project of the Year Award” at the Annual American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE); Northeast Chapter (NEC) Airports Conference. The award was given “in recognition of Morristown Airport’s creative approach, safe implementation and environmental stewardship contributing to outstanding stakeholder satisfaction,” in regards to the airport’s Runway 5-23 Rehabilitation Project.

This award was given for efforts in 2021 during Runway 5-23; Phase II, Stage “B” construction. Morristown Airport is in the process of a multi-year, rehabilitation project for Runway 5-23. The multi-year project will result in a newly-paved surface, enhanced runway safety areas, a new lighting system to assists pilots upon arrivals, and more. Morristown Airport is set to resume construction in May 2022 with Phase II, Stage “C” construction.


About the American Association of Airport Executives; Northeast Chapter

The Northeast Chapter, American Association of Airport Executives (NEC/AAAE) serves to support and develop leaders in the aviation industry through the creation of networking and professional development opportunities that bring added value to our members within an environment of integrity and camaraderie.

The NEC aides in the continuing development of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) by fostering a greater understanding and knowledge of airport issues among our members.

About the American Association of Airport Executives; Northeast Chapter Awards:

These awards are presented to an airport, Architectural firm that is currently represented within the Chapter. Award will be given to one Airfield Project, Architectural Project and one Campus related project. Candidates may be nominated for more than one award and more than one award winner may be recognized in each category. (Award to be given to both the airport and the consultant)

Airfield Project of the year – These awards are presented to an airport and consulting firm that is currently represented within the Chapter. Candidates may be nominated for more than one award and more than one award winner may be recognized in each category. The project and be singular, multiple or any combination of projects that resulted in improved efficiency, safety of facility enhancement. (Award to be given to both the airport and the consultant)

ATTN Helicopter Operators at MMU

ATTN Helicopter Operators at MMU 2560 1608 Morristown Airport

For all flight departments operating a helicopter at Morristown Airport, please be advised of the below NOTAM that was published on January 12th, 2022:

!MMU 01/104 AD AP RDO ALTIMETER UNREL. AUTOLAND, HUD TO TOUCHDOWN, ENHANCED FLT VISION SYSTEMS TO TOUCHDOWN, HEL OPS REQUIRING RDO ALTIMETER DATA TO INCLUDE HOVER AUTOPILOT MODES AND CAT A/B/PERFORMANCE

This NOTAM is in response to 5G C-Band interference when using a Radio Altimeter for landing at Morristown Airport and the potential adverse effects on the equipment.

The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration published Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) in response to this issue on December 23, 2021. To read the full SAFO, please click here


Per the FAA, any further questions should be directed here:

Direct questions or comments regarding this SAFO to the Flight Technologies and Procedures Division, Flight Operations Group at (202) 267-8790 or email: [email protected] for operational issues.

Atlantic Aviation Comes to Morristown Airport

Atlantic Aviation Comes to Morristown Airport 2560 1013 Morristown Airport

December 1, 2021Atlantic Aviation announced today its acquisition of Lynx FBO Network, expanding its extensive network of fixed based operators (FBO) in the United States, which includes an FBO at Morristown Airport.

Along with the Morristown Airport Location, Atlantic acquires eight other Lynx FBO network locations, including Destin & Ft. Lauderdale (Florida), Little Rock (Arkansas), Minneapolis (Minnesota), Napa Valley (California), Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Portland (Oregon) and Providence (Rhode Island).

Atlantic recently announced an agreement with Ross Aviation to combine their FBO Networks as well. They will join Signature Flight Support as one of two FBOs at Morristown Airport.

For more about Atlantic Aviation and their nine new FBO locations, please click here.

MMU Wins 2020/2021 Balchen Post Award

MMU Wins 2020/2021 Balchen Post Award 2000 942 Morristown Airport

Morristown Airport (MMU) has been named a winner of the 2020-2021 Balchen/Post Award, a national accolade for outstanding achievement in airport snow and ice removal. The prestigious annual award is presented by the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (NEC/AAAE) and is awarded to airports in different categories based on their size, type and amount of annual operations.

“This winter season proved to be one of the most difficult seasons in recent history with close to 50 inches of snowfall, in addition to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said one MMU tenant.

“However, from the beginning of the season, DM AIRPORTS, LTD. provided a clear outline of their snow removal plan and ensured a clear line of communication throughout the entire season.”

The MMU Snow Team battled over 49.6 inches of snow this past season, with most of that occurring over a 3 week period in late January and February. Which included a 30+ inch snow event from January 31-February 2nd. This was all done while trying to manage a COVID-19 pandemic response and ensuring that staff were kept safe and available for snow events.

The criteria for the Balchen/Post award include an airport’s preparedness for the Winter season, effectiveness of their snow and ice control plan, communication during and after an event/storm and post storm activity.

Excelling in all facets listed above, MMU was named the winner in the “Large General Aviation” category, recognizing airports with 50,000 or more total operations annually.

“The team at MMU does a great job of keeping the runways and airport surface in good condition during snow events,” one MMU Operator said. “They also have a good system of communication between airport operations and the flight and de-ice crews. They really make a difficult process as easy as possible.”

This marks the third time Morristown Airport has won the Balchen/Post award, as the airport was previously honored in the 2013/2014 and 1986/1987 Winter seasons.

Snow blower in action at MMU, February 2021

To learn more about the Balchen/Post award visit the AAAE site.

COVID-19 Information for MMU Users

COVID-19 Information for MMU Users 2048 1365 Morristown Airport

Morristown Airport and its tenants continue to adhere to all CDC guidelines to ensure a safe and efficient experience for all who fly with us. For the latest COVID-19 information as it pertains to the State of New Jersey, please see the resource links below:


New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

Travel Advisories 

Runway 5-23 Construction Complete; Culverts Installed & Runway Restored to Full Length

Runway 5-23 Construction Complete; Culverts Installed & Runway Restored to Full Length 2560 1971 Morristown Airport

Runway 5-23 Restored to Full Length; Phase II, Stage B Completed

Runway 5-23 has been REOPENED and restored to full length of 6,000 feet as of November 7th.

Contractors have completed the scheduled work in the both culvert replacement areas and an FAA flight check was completed on November 8th to restore the ILS for Runway 5-23. Please continue to check NOTAMS before flying with us this week. We will send out another update once the ILS has been fully restored.

We appreciate everyone’s patience throughout this phase of construction. If you have any further questions regarding Phase II, Stage B of our Runway 5-23 Rehabilitation Project, please contact our Airport Operations department.

Photo of a completed culvert that was installed off the Runway 23 end on MALSR road during Phase II, Stage B construction.  (photo: Nov. 7th)


For a look at future Stages of Phase II of our Runway 5-23 Rehabilitation Project, please click here

Join the Wave of New Generation Flyers

Join the Wave of New Generation Flyers 2560 922 Morristown Airport

The general aviation has world has changed. When COVID-19 stopped parts of the world entirely for weeks and months at a time, people still needed to move. With commercial flights halted, private jet charter operators in the general aviation industry stepped up to move people safely and efficiently.

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new wave of flyers to general aviation like never before. Private jet charter operators saw significant increases in first-time flyers and more importantly, these first-time flyers have decided to stay (XO, a leading jet charter provider, saw a 298% year over year increase in Q1 2021, according to www.aviationpros.com).

Why have they stayed? Although circumstances drove a majority of these flyers to try general aviation for the first time, the advantages, efficiency, safety and overall experience have made them life-long customers.


The General Aviation Advantage
Once you understand your travel party’s profile (visit mmuair.com to build yours), getting connected with the right jet charter operator is simple. If you make the same monthly flight, you might choose a jet card option, where you purchase hourly increments up front to be used up throughout the calendar year.

Say you need to move on short notice to see clients. There are operators that offer on-demand options where you simply book trips individually as needed with little notice needed.
Then there is fractional ownership charter, in which you or your company buy into the ownership of an aircraft that joins a fleet. As a fractional owner of the fleet, you are guaranteed access to your aircraft or a similar make and model within the overall fleet. This provides the most flexibility for frequent flying organizations.

No matter what option you choose, all operators maintain similar advantages. While commercial airlines are limited to part 139 (commercial service) certified airports, jet charter operators have access to thousands of general aviation airports nationwide that are often closer to your actual destination.

Then there is the added benefit of a scheduling, flight planning and dispatching crew that arranges all the itinerary details that fit your needs.


General Aviation vs. Commercial Aviation
Say your group needs to travel to Chicago. You’d most likely book a flight with United, American Airlines or a similar carrier out of Newark, along with a hotel stay to accommodate travel time. With unpredictable security lines, airline delays, airport delays and a crowded aircraft, you’re losing hours of productivity.

With a jet charter operator out of Morristown Airport, your flight leaves when you need to leave. When you arrive at the airport, your flight crew has the aircraft ready to go. You and your group have a quiet aircraft to yourself to prepare for your meeting in private. When you land, ground transportation is ready just steps from your aircraft and takes you to your meeting. After you wrap up your meeting, your flight crew is once again ready when you arrive at the airport.

No wasted time. No overnight stay. No added travel-related stress on an important day for your organization.

Morristown Airport and its jet charter operators offer these advantages for you and your travel group. Join the new group of flyers who are making general aviation their preferred method of flying and elevate your travel experience today

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