California's Reid-Hillview Airport saved, for now
Santa Clara County officials have backed off on their attempt to close California’s Reid-Hillview Airport. The board of supervisors on Aug. 12 voted 4 to 1 to take no further action toward closure, and to accept a county counsel report that outlined the legal options relating to the airport. As AOPA had pointed out in a letter to the board, the only real option was to keep the airport open. “This vote puts to rest the latest attempt to close Reid-Hillview,” said Bill Dunn, AOPA vice president of local airport advocacy. Read more on AOPA Online.
August 15, 2008