AOPA will be closing at 2:30 p.m. EDT, August 29th, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will reopen on 8:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, September 2nd.
January 14, 2005
AOPA Airport Support Network volunteer Larry Helwig is leading an effort to develop an airport overlay ordinance that will protect the airspace around public-use airports in Valencia County, New Mexico. Helwig, ASN volunteer at Mid Valley Airpark in Los Lunas, brought together AOPA members and Southwest Regional Representative Shelly Lesikar with representatives of the county, state, FAA, private landowners, and the public for a workshop to discuss the ordinance. The measure would reinforce the FAA's obstruction regulations and give the county jurisdiction to cite or fine property owners who violate those regulations. Lesikar commended county officials for dealing with the issue, reminding them that "almost every complaint about airports can be linked to poor zoning and land compatibility laws." Additional coordination with the Village of Los Lunas will occur prior to implementation of the final ordinance.
January 14, 2005
Advocates for Santa Monica Municipal Airport gathered Aug. 25 to rally support for Measure D, a ballot initiative that would require voter approval before the airport can be closed or redeveloped.
“I never went to an FBO I thought was fun,” said Michael Thayer. Determined to change that, he opened Flying Tigers Aviation at Chino Airport in Chino, California, in June 2013.
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