August 2006

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Cable Airport- Open Letter to Upland City Council

The Upland City Council has an important decision to make on Monday August 28th. They are hearing the cases for and against the proposed Upland Crossing development (proposed by the same developer responsible to closing Rialto Airport). A decision to allow the real estate developer to build 370 homes under the crosswind turn in the airport traffic pattern is a mistake and the California Pilots Association advises the Upland City Council against it. Read the letter by clicking more.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Cable Airport- Open Letter to Upland City Council

The Upland City Council has an important decision to make on Monday August 28th. They are hearing the cases for and against the proposed Upland Crossing development (proposed by the same developer responsible to closing Rialto Airport). A decision to allow the real estate developer to build 370 homes under the crosswind turn in the airport traffic pattern is a mistake and the California Pilots Association advises the Upland City Council against it. Read the letter by clicking more.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Stockton- Freeze Proposed on New Houses Near Airport

Freeze proposed on new houses near airport Greg Kane Record Staff Writer Published Wednesday, Aug 23, 2006 STOCKTON – A San Joaquin County lawmaker Tuesday suggested a moratorium on new housing near Stockton Metropolitan Airport while plans for a growth boundary surrounding the airport are developed. Supervisor Victor Mow said a freeze on new housing projects within a 2-mile radius of the airport would give county officials more time to develop a “protective zone” permanently limiting residential development in the area.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Fuel Prices Affect Everyone

Sunday, August 20, 2006
High fuel prices hit Mojave’s airport
By ALLISON GATLIN
The Antelope Valley (CA) Press

MOJAVE – The high cost of fuel is hitting aviation in much the same way it is affecting drivers’ pocketbooks. For the Mojave Airport, this means a precipitous drop in fuel sales, an important source of revenue. The airport sold 85,000 gallons less in July than the same month the previous year. This is reflective of a continuing pattern that has held for the past several months.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Fuel Prices Affect Everyone

Sunday, August 20, 2006
High fuel prices hit Mojave’s airport
By ALLISON GATLIN
The Antelope Valley (CA) Press

MOJAVE – The high cost of fuel is hitting aviation in much the same way it is affecting drivers’ pocketbooks. For the Mojave Airport, this means a precipitous drop in fuel sales, an important source of revenue. The airport sold 85,000 gallons less in July than the same month the previous year. This is reflective of a continuing pattern that has held for the past several months.