California airport overcomes threats, gets facelift
Key Los Angeles International reliever airport, Hawthorne Municipal, will be closed for almost a month—but it's a good thing. Thanks to nearly $5 million in Airport Improvement Program funds, the airport will be getting a facelift: repaved runway and taxiways. It is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 19. Just a few years ago, AOPA helped with multiple efforts to protect the airport from closure and encroachment. Read more on AOPA Online.
October 26, 2007