December 1, 2021

Public Meeting on County Airpark to be Held Virtually on Tuesday, Dec. 14

The Montgomery County Revenue Authority (MCRA), which operates the County Airpark in Gaithersburg, will hold a virtual public meeting regarding the Airpark from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 14. The meeting will be held virtually, but it will include an open forum that will feature up to 25 speakers. A work session on “noise issues” will follow the open forum.

The first 25 people to sign up will be allowed to speak during the open forum.

To virtually attend the meeting, go to Those who register will receive a link at a date close to the event.

The Airpark is owned and operated by the Revenue Authority. The MCRA, created in 1957, is a public corporation established to construct, improve, equip, furnish, maintain, acquire, operate and finance projects devoted wholly or partially for public good, use, or general welfare. A six-member board of directors governs the MCRA.

All aeronautical activities including fueling, aircraft storage, aircraft maintenance, flight training and related services are provided by a separate, fixed-base operator. As owner and Federal grant sponsor, the MCRA secures State and Federal funding for the Airpark and is responsible for the runways, taxiways, navaids and other common areas.