Developer approaches Nocona City Council about buying airport

By ERIC VICCARO

It’s been more than a decade since Nocona had an operational airport, but that could be changing soon.

Joe Stahl, a Gainesville resident, is interested in purchasing the airstrip so he could operate a small airport – and possibly a flight school.

Stahl made a presentation to the Nocona City Council on May 19, and covered the “pros” and “cons” of reestablishing an airport at the old location. Read the full story of last week’s Nocona City Council meeting. Pictured, the Nocona Airport has sat vacant for at least the past decade, but one party is interested in purchasing the airstrip and making the facility operational yet again. (Google maps)