Pre-2008 Archived Articles

San Diego's Lindbergh Field

Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Airport search hits the road
The San Diego (CA) North County Times

The search for a new airport to serve the San Diego region is hitting the road. On Thursday, the first in a series of town hall meetings that will take place between this week and the fall convenes at 6:30 p.m. at the East County Performing Arts Center in El Cajon.

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AOPA California Regional Representative John Pfeifer testified Wednesday before the Senate Education Committee in support of Assembly Bill 1358, which would impose the same requirements on charter schools that currently apply to public schools by requiring charter schools to notify (in writing) Caltrans Aeronautics, if they are planning to acquire a new school site within two miles of an airport runway.

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Lemoore Naval Air Station Airspace Grab?

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The FAA has published a “Notice to All Concerned” about the U.S. Navy’s proposal to expand Military Operations Area and Air Traffic Control Assigned Airspace in central California. The FAA notice aims to determine the effects the proposed changes would have upon the safe and efficient use of the airspace by all users. by all users.

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Palm Springs International Airport

Sunday, June 26, 2005
Air safety concern grows at Palm Springs International Airport
From control tower to runway, concern about operation grows
By Pat Maio
The Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun

Palm Springs International Airport has immediate needs to increase runway and flight safety as it undergoes rapid growth, according to pilots, flight instructors, air traffic controllers and government officials interviewed by The Desert Sun.

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Santa Barbara Municipal

Saturday, June 25, 2005
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to expand terminal to handle passenger influx
The Santa Barbara (CA) News-Press

As debate simmers this summer over expanding the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport’s terminal, one thing is clear: The number of people using the facility has grown much faster than the building itself.

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Wise Words From a Councilmen and Pilot

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By Bob Littlefield
Scottsdale City Councilman


General aviation should be poised to enjoy a Golden Age. Exciting new technologies are appearing almost every day. And with airline travel becoming less convenient and more humiliating, business travelers are turning to general aviation as never before. As a result airplane sales are up and the general aviation business is booming.

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Livermore Airport Group Organizes to Advocate for Airport.

No title Livermore Airport Group Organizes to Advocate for Airport.

The coalition will include students, aviation enthusiasts, pilots, educators, and businesses dedicated to supporting the Livermore Airport and the communities around it.

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Redlands Municipal Airport–Development Around Airport

Friday, June 24, 2005
How close to the airport should housing be?
Developer’s plans for 108 homes along Judson Street has airport managers worried about potential noise complaints
The Redlands (CA) Daily Facts

REDLANDS Housing developers crash-landing into the airport’s land use compatibility and master plans may get some clarity for the future of their projects if the city updates the two within the next year.

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Agua Dulce Airpark

Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Court adds twist to airpark saga
The Antelope Valley (CA) Press

LOS ANGELES – A federal court decision concerning a small Florida airport could impact the Agua Dulce Airpark, which is awaiting new operating conditions now being drafted by the county.

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Bogus Noise Complaints at Livermore Municipal Airport?

Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Gripes growing at Livermore airport
By Bonita Brewer

Takeoffs and landings at the Livermore Municipal Airport are down but noise complaints are up, says airport General Manager Leander Hauri.

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