By 2014, the runway now frequented by fighter jets and massive C-17 military cargo planes at March Air Reserve Base near Riverside could be a more attractive destination for small, private aircraft.Read More
The commander of March Air Reserve Base between Riverside and Moreno Valley was clear: The Air Force doesn’t mind sharing its runway with general aviation flights.
Col. Karl McGregor said the military actually wants the civilian air traffic because it could help defray the costs of operating the airport. He spoke Thursday night at a community meeting organized by Riverside Councilman Paul Davis who represents the Orangecrest neighborhood.Read More
Riverside Councilman Paul Davis is taking on two colleagues over plans for a terminal to serve small planes at the former March Air Force Base. Davis has questioned how plans for a small terminal to accommodate private and business pilots at March will affect residents in Ward 4, the part of the city nearest the air base.Read More
A general aviation terminal with a military look at the former March Air Force Base near Riverside could be approved in the next few months and built by late next year, according to Lori Stone, executive director of the March Joint Powers Authority.Read More