June 2004

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Efforts To Close Buchanan Field Should Stop

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says the FAA should consider wresting control of Buchanan Field (CCR) from Contra Costa County unless the county abandons its efforts to close the airport. In a letter to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) wrote that continuing efforts to close the airport, while at the same time spending federal dollars to study expanding it, are “inconsistent and wasteful.”

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Efforts To Close Buchanan Field Should Stop

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee says the FAA should consider wresting control of Buchanan Field (CCR) from Contra Costa County unless the county abandons its efforts to close the airport. In a letter to FAA Administrator Marion Blakey, Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) wrote that continuing efforts to close the airport, while at the same time spending federal dollars to study expanding it, are “inconsistent and wasteful.”