Businesses that typically use Monroe County airport are rerouting their flights to Indianapolis, potentially costing the airport $20,000.
The unmanned-aircraft industry is adding jobs at a rate of about four-percent a year, and is expected to be a $94 billion industry in seven years.
Indiana airports are finding ways to deal with the economic changes that impact their business.
The Columbus Municipal Airport tower had already received a two-week delay to its closure date.
Columbus Municipal Airport officials say they are still trying to find ways to avoid a shutdown of the airport's control tower.
Some Indiana control towers will be closing due to pre-sequester cuts.
Over the next two decades, the FAA says traffic will double, but some airports are most conservative with their growth estimates.
The Indy Airport is currently waiting for approvals from the FAA for a land release for a new solar farm on the property.
Construction of a $1.6 million runway expansion at Kokomo’s airport was jeopardized because of the FAA shutdown
The Columbus airport is going through some major renovations that could change the future of airport traffic.