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by NovakOmaha
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

NAIL ON THE HEAD about United’s inconsistency and how unbelievably ANNOYING it is for business folks. I heard in November that United was transitioning OMA back to United employees and focusing on schedule/service in these mid sized markets. Clearly there isn’t any indication of that thus far. Note...
by NovakOmaha
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I am going to do something this year that I thought about last year. DSM does it monthly with their statistics. I'm going to take, for example, the 2017 total, subtract January 2017 and add January 2018. That gives a running 12 month total. Next month I'll post March 2017-February 2018. And so on Th...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)
Replies: 695
Views: 65942

Re: Civic Square (former Civic Auditorium)

She's been teasing that for years. Yawn
by NovakOmaha
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

They used to be like clockwork, every 20th of the month. Give them till next week. I sense they are starting to think me a pest.
by NovakOmaha
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

This is the agenda of the January 2018 meeting. I am curious about items 4 and 6. #4 Supplemental agreement #7 with Southwest....gates? #6 Master Plan Implementation. Work on the North Satellite? OMAHA AIRPORT AUTHORITY MEETING NOTICE DATE: January 9, 2018 This is to advise that there will be a meet...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

"In a letter last year to Smithey, Anne Lombardi, a director of field operations for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, wrote: "Our current position is that, even if you do choose to build an FIS (federal inspection station) and a commercial airline does request landing rights for interna...
by NovakOmaha
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Saw this on the KCRag site. They actually announced a route to Omaha, put the name Omaha in the list, and moved Omaha to where Kansas City is on the map...whoever did the map doesn't fly the planes, does he/she?

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by NovakOmaha
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

And again, my list:

Boston
JFK
BWI
Dulles
Ft. Lauderdale
Memphis
New Orleans
Nashville
RDU
Norfolk, VA
San Antonio
Cincinnati
Pittsburgh
Albuquerque
Cabo San Lucas
Cancun
Puerto Vallarta

Discuss
by NovakOmaha
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I tried to do this yesterday but didn't like how it looked. I made it into a jpg & hopefully it will look ok. The data is from the web site I posted the other day. Remember, it's departing numbers only. You can multiply by two and get roughly total numbers. I took some liberties with the last th...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

My latest facebook conversation with Eppley: Me: Thank you for posting the numbers. Outstanding 2017! I have another question. In the plans for remodeling the terminal are there plans for upper and lower roads at the terminal for arrivals and departures? Reply: Hi, Larry. Thank you for the comments ...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

by NovakOmaha
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I will pay.....really
Replies: 1
Views: 246

I will pay.....really

I have now nailed down an approximate timeframe for a owh story, really a whole section, regarding the original vote regarding MECA and the CLink. I had this section for years but I'm pretty sure I either threw it out or just lost it. Ok, now, about the money. I WILL PAY SOMEONE to go to the library...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2030

Re: Park East District

On the northeast and southeast corners of the roof of Dino's Storage at 27th & Harney you'll see tiles with DB on them. They stand for Dodge Brothers. The building was a very early Dodge car dealership.
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2030

Re: Park East District

Brad wrote:I really don't care what the name is... Its just great to see things really starting to take off in that area.


Bingo.
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Family Video
Replies: 14
Views: 1852

Re: Family Video

This guy is brilliant. As I understand it Family Video owns most of the buildings their locations are in. They are reducing the size of the actual video stores and renting out the rest of the space. Thus they're moving from renting videos to being landlords. Killer idea! We have a store near us that...
by NovakOmaha
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Park East District
Replies: 40
Views: 2030

Re: Park East District

The term "Park East" was contrived in the 70s. The wife of one of the Seldin Company's owners wanted to rehab some houses and build an apartment house in the 26th and St. Marys area. She came up with "Park East" and got historic credits. Some property owners didn't want to sell s...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

It's a record yes, but what's up with United?
by NovakOmaha
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24811

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

That's funny! You really should take your act on the road. Nobody ever mentioned that to me, knowing I live in Detroit. Good thing you brought it up.

Hahaha!
by NovakOmaha
Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Eventually departures will be on the first floor and arrivals will be on the second floor. In that scenario, the parking garage setup makes sense. Opposite: departures will be on the second level and so will ticket counters and security checkpoint. Arrivals and bag claim will be on the first level....
by NovakOmaha
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24811

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

Well, if the airport won't do it how about the Omaha International Arena?
by NovakOmaha
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Business
Topic: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)
Replies: 225
Views: 24811

Re: MECA Business News (CLCO/TDAPO)

For a long time the owh refused to call it the Qwest Center. They would only call it the Omaha Convention Center/Arena. Even before that I felt the management of the paper were childish and worse but when that happened "because we feel that quasi public entities shouldn't be so greedy as to raf...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

A facebook conversation I had today with the Eppley facebook site: Me: For the Eppley geeks out there, when will you be posting the 2017 year end statistics? Eppley Airfield-OMA: Hi Larry. Thank you for your inquiry. We are finalizing the statistics and will have them posted to our website shortly. ...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

Eventually departures will be on the first floor and arrivals will be on the second floor. In that scenario, the parking garage setup makes sense. Typically, or at least at the airports to which I've flown where there are two levels, departures are on the second level and arrivals are on the first....
by NovakOmaha
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I have a question, or really more of an observation. I was talking with a friend from Omaha tonight. He was telling me about the progress on the parking garage and rental car area at Eppley. Something struck me. The rental car facility will be on the second floor. So here's my question. You exit the...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: 1200 Landmark Center
Replies: 87
Views: 11285

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

Curious if this thread is going to go back to discussing changes to 1200 Landmark Center? Or if this "discussion" is going to go back to the same beat-the-dead-horse |expletive| that has absolutely nothing to do with the topic at hand? I'll bite. I was disappointed when this property was ...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: eOmahaForums Bar and Grill
Topic: Suburb vs Urban Transportation
Replies: 34
Views: 446

Re: 1200 Landmark Center

I thought after WWII when there was enough prosperity for everyone that people could actually afford to buy a home was the impetus for the suburbs to be born. There was if you were white and you wanted to build a house in a new, white neighborhood. If you were black and/or wanted to build a house i...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

--------- Re: the rental car counters I agree with Ryan Air. Given where they're at both on the level of the airport and the side they're on at said level as well as the space or lack-thereof they currently occupy; I can't see them being replaced with anything of note. Maybe at least toss a couple ...
by NovakOmaha
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Dining/Culture/Entertainment
Topic: Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Pollstar top 200 Venues 2017

Great showing for the CLink and PBA in the rankings worldwide for arenas:

Clink #78, PBA #85, Sprint Center KC #32, Wells Fargo Des Moines #94
by NovakOmaha
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

In 2001, shortly after 9/11, a friend of mine was booked on Northwest Airlines from Omaha to Minneapolis. As you can imagine the airlines were hustling to relocate jets that had been grounded. Anyway, my friend was the only passenger on a 747 from Omaha to Minneapolis. I dont remember all of the par...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Suburban Omaha Development
Topic: Candlewood Hills (122& Dodge)
Replies: 21
Views: 3342

Re: Candlewood Hills (122& Dodge)

Yawn. 65,000 square feet. Uninspired. This property along with the rest of the north side of Dodge from 120th to 132nd could have been used for so much more. At some point west Omaha will sink into the pit of mediocrity and if it already has it should sink to the 7th level. http://www.lockwooddev.co...
by NovakOmaha
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: The World Hotel (203 S 18th St)
Replies: 40
Views: 5687

Re: The World Hotel (203 S 18th St)

Coyote wrote:$4.9M renovation by Curio just submitted...


Sounds a little on the cheap side
by NovakOmaha
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I have a question for those in the know... With the rental car counters moving to a dedicated space once the garage construction is done what will happen to the current rental car counters? I know the terminal is scheduled to be completely redone but until then what will be where the current rental ...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?
Replies: 84
Views: 7627

Re: Mutual of Omaha Plans for the Future?

Just catching up on this wonderful blog! I am an owner at the Twin Towers Condos. I have heard that some folks have conversed with the real estate crew at MOO--they have no desire to buy the Twin Towers. In any case, as the original poster hinted, you won't be able to get the super majority require...
by NovakOmaha
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Urban Omaha Development
Topic: Moxy Hotel to replace OM Diner
Replies: 75
Views: 8541

Re: New building to replace OM Diner?

Guest wrote:
Brad wrote:
Coyote wrote:Site Plan Review was submitted to the Planning Commission.


And you might know the guy that drafted that site plan... :shock:


Steve Minard?


European Village
by NovakOmaha
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I found this the other day. It's pretty interesting if you're an Eppley nerd. Check out page 21. You'll see what I think is the next step in the expansion of the terminal. https://www.flyoma.com/images/pdfs/OMA%20PFC%201%20Public%20Notice.pdf Ryan Air posted the same link several months ago a few p...
by NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Omaha Eppley Airfield
Replies: 1083
Views: 114471

Re: Omaha Eppley Airfield

I found this the other day. It's pretty interesting if you're an Eppley nerd. Check out page 21. You'll see what I think is the next step in the expansion of the terminal.

https://www.flyoma.com/images/pdfs/OMA%20PFC%201%20Public%20Notice.pdf
by NovakOmaha
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Merry
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Happy Merry

My friends, and I've only met Jeff in person, To those who celebrate today, Merry Christmas! To those who just finished up, Happy Hannukah and I hope you enjoyed your Chinese food and movie last night! To those who observe Mawlid an-Nabī[, whether it was 12 or 17 Rabī‘ al-Awwal And to the rest of us...
by NovakOmaha
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2018 Wish List
Replies: 16
Views: 699

Re: 2018 Wish List

Well, in the past 10 years I don't think I would have ever predicted MTC, West Farm or Eppley's growth, much less the development around Park Ave., the Blackstone District or some others, and I haven't been back since 2015. So with my lack of perspective in person here goes: Eppley announces a timel...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Anniversaries
Replies: 42
Views: 2008

Re: Anniversaries

gisbuxfan wrote:
NovakOmaha wrote:
gisbuxfan wrote:Crazy! I'll be at 11 years in a couple of weeks. Time flies..


And look what's happened to GI over those 11 years. Amazing.


Still lots of work to be done.


Land that Amazon HQ2 and you're on your way...
by NovakOmaha
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Rumors
Topic: Anniversaries
Replies: 42
Views: 2008

Re: Anniversaries

gisbuxfan wrote:Crazy! I'll be at 11 years in a couple of weeks. Time flies..


And look what's happened to GI over those 11 years. Amazing.

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