July 2008

Aviation Regulation

FAA Asks for Feedback on Closing Rialto Airport

SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the Rialto Municipal Airport under the provisions of section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 25, 2008.

Aviation Regulation

FAA Asks for Feedback on Closing Rialto Airport

SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to rule and invite public comment on the release of land at the Rialto Municipal Airport under the provisions of section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 25, 2008.

California Airports

Fullerton Airport – City Looks at Airport Financials

Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Uses for Fullerton airport analyzed; Last general aviation airfield in the county is losing money.
By BARBARA GIASONE
The Orange County (CA) Register

FULLERTON – The Fullerton Municipal Airport — Orange County’s last general-aviation airfield — is $3.9 million in arrears for city franchise payments. Founded in 1927, the city-owned airport started paying a franchise fee in 1982 after officials determined local government was financing many airport services, including police, fire, accounting, employee recruitments and benefits and the ordering of goods.