[KCRQ]

The McClellan-Palomar Airport opened in 1959 as a replacement for the airport at Del Mar. A terminal building was constructed in 1960, and a control tower opened in 1973. The airport sits on 466 acres. The peak traffic occurred in … Continue reading

[KSMO] Update: City Issues 30-Day Notices for Both Airport FBO’s to Vacate

It has been many decades of hard work, and the end-result may soon be here: closure of this unneeded airport to eliminate health hazards, add parks, and better serve the local community. Airport neighbors are severely impacted, mainly by charter jets … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q4]

The following table presents a chronology for the fourth quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q3]

The following table presents a chronology for the third quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

[KRNM]

KRNM Ramona Airport (342 acres) Ramona, CA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KSEE] 13 S ; [KNKX] 15 SW ; [KMYF] 18 SW ; [KCRQ] 19 W ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 154 (131 single-props, 10 multi-props) (1 jet, … Continue reading

Three Groups File Petition asking EPA to Address Lead in AvGas

Three leading advocacy groups are petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take action to address harms caused by lead in aviation fuels. The petition was filed on April 21, 2014, by Oregon Aviation Watch (OAW), Friends of the Earth, … Continue reading

CALIFORNIA: Airport Data & Links

Two pages … click on the links for Part One or Part Two: California Airports, #1 thru #50: KLAX thru KPMD California Airports, #51 thru #78: KVCV thru KNUQ KLAX Los Angeles International Airport (3,500 acres) Los Angeles, CA Four … Continue reading