AOPA asks Washington to stop airport closures
The state of Washington has the right and obligation to keep airports that have received state funding open and operating, AOPA told the head of the Washington State Department of Transportation in response to moves by two communities to close their local airports. In a June 12 letter, AOPA urged the state to enforce provisions of its grant program that require airports receiving state money for improvements to remain open for the useful life of those improvements. Read more on AOPA Online.
June 13, 2008