There is strength in numbers. Local pilots and AOPA members in St. Augustine proved it this week when they banded together to save their airport from a takeover and potential closure by St. Johns County commissioners. The airport, a vital community asset, will continue to be run by the St. Augustine Airport Authority. “What’s so impressive about this victory is that a group of pilots were passionate enough about the issue to speak up when the future of their airport was at stake,” said AOPA Vice President of Regional Affairs Greg Pecoraro. Read more on AOPA Online.
May 9, 2008