June 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

South Lake Tahoe Airport

Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Questions swirling around airport
By Amanda Fehd
The Tahoe (CA) Daily Tribune

Editor’s Note: The South Lake Tahoe Airport is fairly typical of many rural airports where the municipality does not understand its value. Airports are transportation infrastructure the same as highway’s 50 or 80 are. Given the current lack of attention and understanding by the city council, there is no doubt the airport could be more of an asset to the community. The question is, “Why doesn’t the City Council understand that and insure that the airport has a fair chance to prosper?….ed

The Lake Tahoe Airport operates at a loss of more than $500,000 annually, doesn’t track the number and type of aircraft that fly in and out, and is working on getting a noise monitoring system back in order, according to its manager, Smokey Rickerd.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

South Lake Tahoe Airport

Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Questions swirling around airport
By Amanda Fehd
The Tahoe (CA) Daily Tribune

Editor’s Note: The South Lake Tahoe Airport is fairly typical of many rural airports where the municipality does not understand its value. Airports are transportation infrastructure the same as highway’s 50 or 80 are. Given the current lack of attention and understanding by the city council, there is no doubt the airport could be more of an asset to the community. The question is, “Why doesn’t the City Council understand that and insure that the airport has a fair chance to prosper?….ed

The Lake Tahoe Airport operates at a loss of more than $500,000 annually, doesn’t track the number and type of aircraft that fly in and out, and is working on getting a noise monitoring system back in order, according to its manager, Smokey Rickerd.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Why You Need to Come to the Annual Meeting

George Loegering Region 1 VP

The California Pilots Association cordially invites you to our annual meeting to be held at Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, on the airport, Friday and Saturday October 6th and 7th . We think that you will find this meeting not only fun, but informative. You are encouraged to bring your significant other, stay overnight, use the hotel facilities, and socialize with others interested in aviation. On Friday evening you could do some wine tasting before dinner. You?ll also have a chance on drawings for three (3) door prizes including fuel fill-up! Plus, one of the fixed base operators and the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria at the Santa Maria Airport will offer a special discounts for CALPILOTS members, and non-members. There are significant tie-down spaces available at the hotel, or if you prefer, you can drive to this central location.