Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Torrance Airport – Allow Turbine Fuel for the Future

Monday, December 17, 2007
Should Torrance airport sell jet fuel?
By Nick Green
The Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze

One business at Torrance airport sells bumper stickers with slogans that read “I Love Airplane Noise” and “Jet Noise: The Sound of Freedom.” Not exactly the sentiment of those who live nearby. Which is why a ban on the sale of jet fuel and some noisier types of aircraft – including some jets – has long been in place at the city-owned airfield. But now the Airport Commission, an advisory body to the City Council, is taking another look at the policy banning jet fuel sales, a move that has raised the hackles of some residents.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Torrance Airport – Allow Turbine Fuel for the Future

Monday, December 17, 2007
Should Torrance airport sell jet fuel?
By Nick Green
The Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze

One business at Torrance airport sells bumper stickers with slogans that read “I Love Airplane Noise” and “Jet Noise: The Sound of Freedom.” Not exactly the sentiment of those who live nearby. Which is why a ban on the sale of jet fuel and some noisier types of aircraft – including some jets – has long been in place at the city-owned airfield. But now the Airport Commission, an advisory body to the City Council, is taking another look at the policy banning jet fuel sales, a move that has raised the hackles of some residents.