New Vale Airport Manager Levi GIlman wants to expand the services at the local airfield. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
VALE – Levi Gilman has big plans for Miller Memorial Airpark in Vale.
Gilman, who stepped into the unpaid manager job in April, said he wants to see the small airstrip become a bustling hub of small planes with hangars and powered by a fuel station.
His biggest challenge?
“Finances by far,” said Gilman.
Gilman, 29, is a helicopter pilot who grew up in Kuna, Idaho, but moved to the Vale area to get away from the hustle of a metro area.
Gilman said he believes the Vale airport has potential.
“It has a good chance to grow and give pilots a good place to go. Everybody would rather go to . . .