Tag Archives: United Airlines

BRO Passes FAA Annual Certification Inspection

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport recently passed the Federal Aviation Administration Part 139-Certification Inspection with no discrepancies. Commercial Service Airports like BRO undergo an  intense, three-day long certification and compliance inspection by the FAA annually. This inspection is to ensure airports are following national safety standards.  Included in a FAA Part 139 – Certification and Operations Inspection is a review of:  Airport rescue/firefighting equipment, training and response times. Airport Emergency…

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McAllen International Airport Flying High

McAllen International Airport

In 2019, record growth hit McAllen International Airport with 432,178 passenger boardings. This is a 20 percent increase from 2018 and also the highest number of enplanements in MFE’s history.  Over the last 20 years, MFE’s compounded annual growth rate in passenger enplanements has trended progressively steady at 1.4 percent. This steady growth has MFE as the leading airport in the Rio Grande Valley, capturing the majority of market share…

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Expanding Brownsville’s Airport

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport

It’s often said that Brownsville is the second most historical city in the Lone Star State after San Antonio. It’s also the largest city in the Rio Grande Valley, having a population estimated at more than 200,000 people today. Yet, this city on the border by the sea has the smallest and oldest of the three full-service airports in the entire region. The other two are Valley International Airport in Harlingen and McAllen…

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