RECENT NEWS

  • Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport Accepts Over $5.5 Million in Federal and State Grants

    ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport Joint Powers Board was recently awarded $5,577,820 in Federal Aviation Administration, Wyoming Business Council, and Wyoming Department of Transportation grant funds. The grant funds provide substantial support for several projects slated for construction/completion in the next 12-18 months: RWY 9/27 Rehabilitation Beginning August 8, 2016, the […]

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  • RKS ACHIEVES PERFECT SCORE ON FAA INSPECTION

    FAA Annual Certification & Safety Inspection Conducted in June ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport Joint Powers Board is pleased to report that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed its annual certification and safety inspection for the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport and RKS achieved a perfect score. There were no discrepancies […]

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  • COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE B-25 VISIT DATES CHANGED

    Dates changed for Commemorative Air Force B-25 visit to RKS due to flight crew shortage ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Commemorative Air Force has informed the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport that the dates for its tour stop in Sweetwater County next week have been changed due to the lack of available flight crews to get […]

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  • ROCK SPRINGS ROTARY CLUB TO COOKOUT AT AIRPORT JULY 8

    Cookout coincides with Commemorative Air Force B-25 visit to RKS ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport is excited to announce that the Rock Springs Rotary Club will be offering a cookout at the airport starting at 4:00 pm on Friday, July 8th during the Commemorative Air Force’s B-25 tour stop. “Having the […]

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  • HISTORIC AIRCRAFT TO VISIT SWEETWATER COUNTY

    Commemorative Air Force will visit with their WWII B-25 Bomber          Rock Springs Rotary to Cookout on July 8th – Click Here for more information REVISED DATES: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ A piece of World War II history will pay a visit to Sweetwater County July 5 […]

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  • RKS COMPLETES TRIENNIAL EMERGENCY EXERCISE

    Simulated airline disaster tests airport and mutual aid emergency response ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ Airport emergency responders received realistic practice dealing with a full-scale simulated airline disaster at the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport on Saturday, April 23rd. The “disaster exercise” formally called “Operation Broken Wing” is required by the Federal Aviation Administration and Transportation Security […]

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  • RKS To Hold Triennial Disaster Drill

    Volunteers needed to serve as victims, onlookers, media and friends/family. ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport will conduct a triennial full- scale emergency response exercise on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. This exercise is held in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations requiring a […]

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  • RKS Enhances Passenger Experience with New Restrooms

    ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport Joint Powers Board is proud to announce the opening of new ADA restrooms on the secured side of the TSA Checkpoint. The new restrooms provide passengers facilities to make their travel experience through RKS stress free. With the opening of these new restrooms, passengers no longer […]

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  • Cause for Tuesday & Wednesday Flight Cancellations Resolved

    ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ Commercial airline flights on Wednesday afternoon were able to again operate at Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport after repairs on a faulty National Weather Service visibility sensor were completed. On Tuesday afternoon, a component of the National Weather Service’s Automated Weather Observation System that measures the horizontal visibility failed. The Automated Weather […]

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  • Single Engine Plane Crash at Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport

    ROCK SPRINGS, WY ─ Operations are running normally after a small aircraft crashed on Runway 9/27 at Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport (RKS) at approximately 12:00 PM on September 18, 2015. The single-engine Aviat Husky A1-B was resting on the runway when airport’s Aircraft Rescue Firefighters arrived on scene. There were no injuries to the […]

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