July 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Old Norton Air Force Base to Become Industrial Park

Wednesday, July 18, 2007
SBIA plans blossoming
By Robert Rogers
The San Bernardino County (CA) Sun

SAN BERNARDINO – A whole lot of paper shuffling and cement pouring is going on. And it portends a heady future for the 2,100 acres formerly known as Norton Air Force Base. “We’re looking at the evolution of a major logistics and industrial park,” said Penny Chua, director of economic development and marketing for the San Bernardino International Airport Authority.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

User Fees – Update from the Alliance for Aviation Across America

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure recently passed its FAA funding bill and it contains no “user fees.” Instead the Committee unanimously voted to fully fund FAA modernization exclusively through the proven, existing fuel tax system. The Alliance and leading members of America’s aviation community endorsed this common sense approach.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

User Fees – Update from the Alliance for Aviation Across America

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure recently passed its FAA funding bill and it contains no “user fees.” Instead the Committee unanimously voted to fully fund FAA modernization exclusively through the proven, existing fuel tax system. The Alliance and leading members of America’s aviation community endorsed this common sense approach.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

User Fees – Rockefeller and Lott Still Pro-Airline – No Surprise There

Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W. Va., said he?s determined to ensure general aviation pays more to support the modernization of the air traffic control system. During hearings on the reauthorization of the FAA by the Senate Finance Committee, Rockefeller threatened to restrict GA access to congested airspace if user fees are not imposed on this segment as part of the reauthorization package.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

User Fees – Rockefeller and Lott Still Pro-Airline – No Surprise There

Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W. Va., said he?s determined to ensure general aviation pays more to support the modernization of the air traffic control system. During hearings on the reauthorization of the FAA by the Senate Finance Committee, Rockefeller threatened to restrict GA access to congested airspace if user fees are not imposed on this segment as part of the reauthorization package.