New Sign Adorns Elk City Airport

By Landy Brewer — Elk City’s airport just got a facelift.Dean Codner, the Newcastle artist who touched up Elk City Museum Complex structures last spring, recently created the new sign at the city’s airport and placed a fresh coat of paint on the Korean War-era US Air Force fighter jet next to the sign at the airport’s southwest corner.Codner created the new sign as a tribute to Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to fly faster than the speed of sound. According to the National Air and Space Museum, Yeager broke the sound barrier in a Bell X-1, the plane that…

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