Pre-2008 Archived Articles


In 2004 the California Pilots Association filed a lawsuit to keep a trucking terminal with above-ground fuel tanks from being built in the runway safety zone of Runway 13 of the Tulare Airport. Defendants are the City of Tulare and the Knight Transportation Corporation that has its headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Nominee for Los Angeles Airport Panel Spurs Query

Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Nominee for Airport Panel Spurs Query
By Jennifer Oldham
The Los Angeles (CA) Times

The Los Angeles councilman who heads the committee overseeing the airports asked City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo on Tuesday whether a nominee to the Airport Commission had a conflict of interest.

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Public Says Miramar is the Answer to County's Airport Needs

Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Public says Miramar is the answer to county’s airport needs
The San Diego (CA) North County Times

SAN DIEGO —- If not Lindbergh, make it Miramar. A group of 735 county residents has concluded that if downtown San Diego’s Lindbergh Field can’t serve the region’s long-term airline passenger and cargo needs, they’d support moving the troops out of Miramar Marine Corps Air Station and putting a new commercial airport at the storied military base.

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UPDATED! Santa Paula Airport Reopened for Public Use

Sunday, July 24, 2005
Santa Paula Airport reopens to the public
By Cheri Carlson
The Ventura County (CA) Star

Santa Paula Airport was reopened for public use Saturday for the first time since the Santa Clara River tore through its runway in mid-February.

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Camarillo Airport- Development East?

Wednesday, July 20, 2005
County to continue study of airport plan The Ventura County (CA) Star
Supervisors agreed Tuesday to allow further study of a proposal to limit an airspace easement at the Camarillo Airport.

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Chino Alters Assembly Rules for Airport- CLUP Ignored?

Saturday, July 23, 2005
Chino alters assembly rules for airport
The Inland Valley (CA) Daily Bulletin

CHINO – The city has changed its restrictions on how many people can assemble in buildings that are located beneath the overflight areas around Chino Airport.

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Red Bull Air Racing Comes to San Francisco

No title Aero GP’s predecessor, the Red Bull racing series, will hold events throughout Europe this year before ending the season in its only North American stop Oct. 8 in San Francisco. The precise location of the race hasn’t been listed on the Web site but it should be available, along with a course map,…

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Safer Airports? ? San Diego County?s MYF and OKB

No title There seems to be a great effort to improve airport safety this year ? safety in the terms of more clear zones around and at the ends of runways. The owner/operators of both Oceanside Airport (OKB)and of Montgomery Field (MYF) have plans that will bring these airports into compliance with the current standards in the FAA?s Advisory Circular for airport design standards (AC 150/5300-13). (This is available on the FAA website, but is a large file, more than 9 MB, and takes more than an hour to download if you have a dialup connection).

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Taft Airport Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan Doesn't Matter to City

Tuesday, July 19, 2005
City has right to decide airport issues
By Doug Keeler
The Taft (CA) Midway Driller

It’s up to Taft to decide the land use issues within the city limits-even when it involves the airport, which is owned by Kern County.

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Updated: Grand Juries Across California Have Indicted 40 Pilots for Fraud

No title SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Grand juries across California have indicted 40 pilots for fraud after they falsified medical records to hide disabilities like schizophrenia and severe heart problems that would have grounded them, federal officials said on Monday.

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