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Oceanside looks to private company to run airportOceanside looks to private company to run airport

After years of contentious debate over the future of Oceanside Municipal, the city council is negotiating with a private company to operate the airport for as long as 50 years. In a May 14 vote, the Oceanside City Council agreed to negotiate with Airport Property Ventures of Los Angeles, a company that includes former executives of the agency that runs Los Angeles International Airport, to operate Oceanside Municipal. The company asked for a 50-year lease and promised to spend $21 million on airport improvements over the next 25 years. Read more on AOPA Online.

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