Happy New Year!

What a year this was! We were just as surprised as you were when back in January the City of Santa Monica settled their long standing lawsuit with the FAA! The City entered into a Consent Degree which NULLIFIED the FAA’s claim the airport remain open forever and gave the City the right to close

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Council Decision triggers Phase-2 of “Great Park” planning

At the special City Council meeting last night, Council unanimously approved staff’s recommendation to move ahead swiftly with Option B (a centered layout) for the shortening and re-striping project to reduce the Santa Monica Airport runway from 5000′ to 3500′.  This option was the one overwhelmingly favored in public input on the matter.  In addition Council found that

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Sant Monica takes first steps to plan Great Park

Wednesday evening, Feb. 28, the City of Santa Monica’s City Council took decisive action that will allow planning to begin on a great public park to replace the Santa Monica Airport. Using the authority the City gained under the historic January agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to allow the closure of Santa Monica

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