(Montgomery, AL) – The Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) announced a groundbreaking event for the installation of state-of-the-art electric aircraft chargers, known as BETA (Battery-powered Electric Terminal Aviation). This innovative infrastructure marks a significant milestone in the airport’s commitment to sustainable aviation and a greener future.
The groundbreaking ceremony symbolized the commencement of this ambitious project, which represents a vital step forward in the adoption of electric aviation technology.
BETA chargers, designed to accommodate a wide range of electric aircraft, utilize cutting-edge technology to rapidly charge batteries, ensuring quick turnarounds for flights while reducing environmental impact. By investing in this revolutionary infrastructure, MGM is positioning itself at the forefront of the aviation industry’s transition towards sustainable and eco-friendly operations.
Wade A. Davis, C.M., Executive Director of MGM, expressed enthusiasm for this milestone achievement, stating, “The future is here with the introduction of BETA electric aircraft chargers at MGM. This groundbreaking initiative signifies a significant leap forward for the future of aviation, our airport, and the aviation industry as a whole.”
The project is a collaborative effort between MGM, leading electric aviation technology providers, and government agencies dedicated to advancing sustainable transportation solutions. It is expected that the BETA chargers will be operational by late November providing an invaluable resource for electric aircraft operators.
The installation of BETA chargers not only aligns with the airport’s commitment to environmental sustainability but also contributes to the broader goal of reducing carbon emissions within the aviation sector.
Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) is a key gateway to the capital city of Alabama, connecting passengers to daily flights offered by American Airlines and Delta Airlines to Atlanta, Georgia (ATL); Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT); Dallas, Texas (DFW), and Washington, D.C. (DCA) and endless connections worldwide. With a commitment to excellence in customer service, safety, and community engagement, MGM strives to provide a seamless and enjoyable travel experience for all passengers. For more information on the airport, visit flymgm.com.