Boeing Field/King County International officials installed an automated system last year to record N numbers of all landing aircraft for operational purposes, including charging a landing fee for transient aircraft. The actions were based on a county ordinance that has been in place since 1972. But the system isn’t working quite right. It’s capturing the N numbers of transient and based general aviation aircraft. AOPA staff and Boeing Field Airport Support Network volunteer Jim Combs are working with the Washington Pilots Association and King County officials to fix the problem. Read more on AOPA Online.
February 1, 2008