January 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Taft Airport’s Land Use Compatibility

Friday, January 27, 2006
Airport map to be revamped
By Doug Keeler
The Taft (CA) Midway Driller

The Taft Airport’s land use compatibility plan just needs a revision to reflect current usage to remove restrictions on construction in the area. That revision became necessary when Kern County planning and airport officials objected to a proposed 31-home development on East Center Street.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Taft Airport’s Land Use Compatibility

Friday, January 27, 2006
Airport map to be revamped
By Doug Keeler
The Taft (CA) Midway Driller

The Taft Airport’s land use compatibility plan just needs a revision to reflect current usage to remove restrictions on construction in the area. That revision became necessary when Kern County planning and airport officials objected to a proposed 31-home development on East Center Street.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Why They Want Users Fees

Sunday, January 29, 2006
Airlines let fly over taxes, fees
As government eyes reforms, struggling industry gets loud
BY SUSAN TODD
The Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger

It may be one of the longest running gripes in business. The U.S. airlines are fuming over the special taxes the federal government collects to pay for the nation’s air traffic control system. Under the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, Continental, American, JetBlue and others pay a variety of excise taxes, passing the brunt of them along to passengers as part of the price of flying.