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St. Joseph County Airport Authority Welcomes South Shore Train with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrating the Reopening of the Boarding Platform

October 6, 2015

South Bend, IN. – The completion of the South Shore Train boarding platform will be celebrated on Monday, October 5, 2015 with a ceremony including remarks from representatives of the St. Joseph County Airport Authority and Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD). When the South Shore Train #7 arrives at 12:08 p.m., the train itself…

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South Bend International Airport Seeks Proposal Requests for Farming

October 6, 2015

South Bend, IN – The South Bend International Airport (SBN), owned and operated by the St. Joseph County Airport Authority is requesting proposals from qualified individuals to conduct certain farming activities on property owned by the Authority. Land parcels range in size from six to 188 acres. Crop recommendations vary by parcel to include mint,…

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South Bend International Airport Awards Contracts for International Facilities and Receives $3 Million Grant

September 24, 2015

South Bend, IN – Today, the St. Joseph County Airport Authority board of directors awarded a contract in the amount of $9.02 million to Ziolkowski Construction, Inc. for the construction of the Federal Inspection Station (FIS) and General Aviation Facility (GAF) at South Bend International Airport (SBN). A start date will be determined in the…

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South Bend International Airport’s Bears in the Air Program Receives Regional Recognition

September 15, 2015

South Bend International Airport’s (SBN) Bear’s in the Air program received recognition at the Great Lakes Chapter American Association of Aviation Executives annual conference on August 8, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The charitable program received the Community Service Award of Excellence and raised $500 to jumpstart this year’s program. Bears in the Air is…

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South Bend International Airport to Unveil Mural Crafted by Maintenance Supervisor

August 25, 2015

South Bend International Airport’s (SBN) maintenance supervisor Brian Bauman has created an original mural painting on the wall located across from the United ticket counter, next to Airport Information. The mural will be unveiled on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. The piece exhibits iconic images and scenery from areas all over the world…

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TSA to demonstrate proper way travelers can bring their guns with them when they fly

June 16, 2015

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Yes, travelers can fly with their firearms, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. TSA is inviting local media to South Bend International Airport (SBN) Wednesday to learn how travelers can bring their firearms with them when they fly. The number of firearms at checkpoints is…

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South Bend International Airport Department of Public Safety to Conduct “Live Fire” Training

May 13, 2015

The annual “Live Fire” training exercises will be conducted at South Bend International Airport (SBN) for members of the St. Joseph County Airport Authority’s Department of Public Safety on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from approximately 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.  The training will take place at SBN’s “Live Fire” Training Facility located near the northwest…

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South Bend 150 Torch Run to Commence at South Bend International Airport

April 30, 2015

South Bend International Airport (SBN) is proud to be the commencement site of the South Bend 150 Torch Run. The torch will be lit during a ceremony taking place on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., prior to the start of the Torch Run beginning in the employee parking lot at the West end…

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South Bend International Airport Launches New Website

April 1, 2015

South Bend International Airport (SBN) has released a newly designed website. The site can be accessed at www.FlySBN.com. It has been updated to demonstrate the airport’s latest features, airport news and is mobile responsive. In addition to the updated look reflecting the airport’s international designation, there are many user friendly features within the site. The…

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Third Annual Bears in the Air Kickoff Party to Take Place Friday at South Bend International Airport

December 4, 2014

The third annual Bears in the Air kickoff party takes place at South Bend International Airport (SBN) on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The event is open to the public. Admission is one newly purchased teddy bear or a $10 donation. A teddy bear will be delivered to children in local…

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South Bend International Airport’s Department of Public Safety Receives Valor Award

October 21, 2014

Each year, the Great Lakes Chapter (GLC) of American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) sponsors an award of valor for outstanding performance in Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF)/safety. The ARFF award committee presented South Bend International Airport’s (SBN) Department of Public Safety with this year’s ARFF Valor Award for actions performed on March 17,…

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