California Airport Hot Spots, March 2004

Here are California Airport Hot Spots for March 2004. Watsonville Airport-A developer wants to close Runway 8-26 to permit construction of a seniors citizens facility just West of the airport.

Carlsbad/Palomar Airport-A large industrial project is planned under the traffic pattern.

Torrance Airport-The city is imposing an annual $50 hangar inspection fee on all hangar tenants; the city has approved use of part of the airport property for for automobile parking by a car dealer; the city is threatening sanctions against a local pilot for allegedly making too much noise during takeoff.

Tulare Airport– Large sports stadium planned near the airport.

King City Airport-Waste recycling facility planned near the airport.

Five Airports Owned by Los Angeles County- Serious dispute with aircraft owner tenants over controversial terms in hangar contracts.