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FEBRUARY 2020

Follow the latest news from the Perry-Houston County Airport. 

 

FEBRUARY IS SAVE ON FUEL MONTH!

The fuel price for February is the lowest in ........a long time!  You can't afford to NOT fly this month.  Come check out our fuel price.  But wait!! Purchase of ANY amount of fuel entitles you to a free cup of coffee!  
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NEW PILOT ON STAFF

AIRPORT AUTHORITY MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2020

The monthly meeting of the Perry-Houston County Airport Authority is scheduled for Monday, February 3, at 4 pm at the Perry-Houston County Airport terminal.  The public is invited.

Need multi-engine training?
Perry Air, our neighboring flight school on the north end of PXE,  is providing multi-engine training with 29CW, a Piper PA-34 Seneca based at Perry-Houston County Airport. For training, call Perry Air at 478-284-0880 or check their website at www.perryairflight.com
Want a special gift to give her on the 14th??
Have a Barbershop Quartet deliver two songs, a rose and your personalized card on Valentine's Day.  Schedule online at hogchorus.org, call, or see Don at the PXE terminal.  Perry is included in our range of delivery.  We're limited to 40 deliveries this year, so don't wait too long.
SPECIAL DAYS IN FEBRUARY: 

2nd - Groundhog Day     
 2nd - Superbowl Sunday
3rd - The Day the Music Died
4th - USO Day
4th - Thank a Mailman Day
9th - National Pizza Day
10th - National Marriage Day
11th - Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
12th-- Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
14th -- Valentine's Day
18th - National Drink Wine Day
20th - National Love Your Pet Day
25th - Fat Tuesday
 
                    

IS A PICTURE OF YOUR AIRPLANE ON OUR WEBSITE??

We're in the process of updating our based aircraft pictures on our web site.  If your bird is not pictured (you can check at https://www.pxeairport.com/photo-gallery.php.
If not, and you would like to see it in the photo page, send us a digital picture and we'll post it as we update.  If you don't have a digital picture, let us know the next time you fly out of PXE and we'll snap one.  

DO YOU KNOW????
A lot of aircraft manufacturers have come and gone, but some left resounding legacies prior to their leaving.  Can you match the defunct aircraft manufacturer with the airplane they built?

Manufacturer                                                                                        Choices
1.  Consolidated Aircraft                                                    A.  P-47 Thunderbolt
2.  Hawker Aircraft                                                             B.  Fw-190 Wurger
3.  North American Aviation                                               C.   Hurricane
4.  Fokker                                                                          D.  B-36 Peacemaker
5.  Focke-Wulf AG                                                             E.  Cheetah
6.  Republic Aviation                                                          F.  D.VII
7.  Canadair                                                                       G.  F-100 Super Sabre
8.  Convair                                                                          H.  CL-13 Sabre
9.  Atlas Aircraft Corporation                                               I.  B-24 Liberator
10. Messerschmitt                                                              J.  Bf-109

ANSWERS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE:  www.pxeairport.com/quiz
 

Perry-Houston Country Airport is a public-use airport located four miles northwest of Perry, GA. Field elevation is 418 feet. The airport was activated in May of 1947. KPXE (The ICAO Identifier) is open to the public and has no permanent control tower. The airport is under Atlanta Center's  Air Route Traffic Control Center. KPXE has a single runway aligned 18/36 that is 4,999 feet long and 100 ft wide. The high-intensity lighting, including the MALSRs are pilot controlled on 122.725, the CTAF/UNICOM frequency. LPV, ILS, VOR and LOC approaches are utilized. The Airport Manager, Jim Marquardt, can be reached at 478-988-3699. Normal hours of operation are 0800-1800 and self-serve AvGas (100LL) is available 24/7. Call out service is also available. 
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