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Washington DOT rejects AOPA's request to save airportsWashington DOT rejects AOPA's request to save airports

The Washington State Department of Transportation has told AOPA it won’t enforce provisions of its grant program that require airports receiving state money for improvements to remain open for the useful life of those improvements. The July 1 pronouncement came in response to a letter sent by AOPA asking the state to intervene on behalf of two public-use airports—Blaine Municipal and Vista Field—slated for closure by the communities that operate them. Read more on AOPA Online.

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