Tag: Santa Monica Airport

Santa Monica Airport To Remove Some Of Runway

SANTA MONICA—Parts of the runway at Santa Monica Airport will be eliminated throughout the summer from June 16 until September 6. During construction, SMO...

City Earns Victory In Landing, Fuel Flowage Fees

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica City Attorney’s office indicated in a press release on Thursday, November 29 that the city was victorious in litigation connected...

Future Of Electric Flight Coming To SMO

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Airport will be hosting George Bye of Bye Aerospace in during a public event for the future of electric flight...

Challenge To SMO Consent Decree Dismissed

SANTA MONICA—According to a press release from the city of Santa Monica, the United States District Court, Central District of California dismissed in its...

Santa Monica Airport Closed For Runway Shortening Project

SANTA MONICA—All Santa Monica Airport (SMO) air traffic has officially stopped until Saturday, December 23 as construction to shorten the runway begins. According to a...

Santa Monica Airport To Conduct Air Quality Study

SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica has awarded Tufts University with a grant to conduct a series of air quality experiments at the Santa...

Shortening Plans For SM Airport Runway Halted

SANTA MONICA—According to the Santa Monica Airport Association (SMAA) the $4 million project to shorten the Santa Monica Airport runway by approximately 1,500 feet,...

Santa Monica Airport Runway Shortening Starts Monday

SANTA MONICA—Efforts to deconstruct the Santa Monica Airport, and shorten the runway from 4,973 feet to 3,500 feet, will begin on Monday, October 9....

Price To Shorten SMO Airport Approved

SANTA MONICA—According to a press release from the city of Santa Monica, on August 8, the Santa Monica City Council approved a Guaranteed Maximum...

Museum Of Flying Agrees To Annual $1 Rent

SANTA MONICA—The Museum of Flying, located on the south side of the Santa Monica Airport (SMO), has received a long-term lease from the city...

Pilot Sentenced For Flying Without License

SANTA MONICA—On Monday, April 24, an Irvine resident was sentenced to 10 months in prison for flying private jets without a valid pilot’s license. Arnold...

Santa Monica Airport To Close In 2028

SANTA MONICA—On Saturday, January 28, after many lawsuits and protests, officials announced that Santa Monica Airport will close in 2028. According to reports, the city...

City Files Unlawful Detainer Lawsuits

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, November 4, the city of Santa Monica filed Unlawful Detainer lawsuits against Atlantic Aviation and American Flyers. Filed in Los Angeles Superior...

Halt On Eviction Of Aviation Companies At Airport

SANTA MONICA—On Monday, October 24, the Santa Monica City Council will discuss at a town meeting, a lawsuit received after giving eviction notices to two...

Santa Monica City Council Votes To Close Airport

SANTA MONICA—Canyon News reported back in May that the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the city of Santa Monica...

Santa Monica Airport Land Lawsuit To Face Trial

SANTA MONICA—On Monday, May 16, the federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the city of Santa Monica against the Federal...

City Officials Seek Closure Of Santa Monica Airport

SANTA MONICA—Nearly two dozen Santa Monica city officials, activists and residents met with members of the FAA in Washington D.C. earlier this week to...

Santa Monica Airport Near Closure

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica City Council has officially established new leasing policies for Santa Monica airport tenants. The new policies are part of a plan...

Harrison Ford Injured In Plane Crash

SANTA MONICA—Academy Award-winning actor Harrison Ford was injured when his two-seater plane crashed in Penmar Golf Club in Venice on Thursday, March 5. At 2:25...
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