February 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Elk Grove’s Sunset Skyranch Airport Headed for Closure

Editor’s Note: See CalPilots Response below. Sadly, it appears that a developers profits came before the 33 year old community airport.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Elk Grove’s Sunset Skyranch Airport Headed for Closure
By C. Johnson
KXTV-TV Ch 10 (ABC), Sacramento (CA)

Elk Grove appears about to lose one of the amenities that gave it a small-town flavor. Sacramento County supervisors have voted to shut down small Sunset Skyranch airport in order to open up more land for development.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Elk Grove’s Sunset Skyranch Airport Headed for Closure

Editor’s Note: See CalPilots Response below. Sadly, it appears that a developers profits came before the 33 year old community airport.

Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Elk Grove’s Sunset Skyranch Airport Headed for Closure
By C. Johnson
KXTV-TV Ch 10 (ABC), Sacramento (CA)

Elk Grove appears about to lose one of the amenities that gave it a small-town flavor. Sacramento County supervisors have voted to shut down small Sunset Skyranch airport in order to open up more land for development.