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New airline to serve Del Norte County

May 6, 2015 | Times-Standard News

A new airline is waiting in the wings to begin providing service out of Crescent City beginning in September. SkyWest Airlines, which had been providing flights between Crescent City and San Francisco, pulled out in early April when the company phased out the aircraft that had been used for that route, Del Norte County Airport Director Matthew Leitner said. SkyWest’s one-year contact with the U.S. Department of Transportation was supposed to extend through July 31.

Sacramento Airport Runway Cleanup Hailed As One Of The Nation’s Best

May 6, 2015 | CBS Sacramento

Dozens of people walked around in a very unusual place—a runway at Sacramento International Airport. Wednesday was the first time media has ever been allowed to see a runway walk in the name of safety. The employees were on a scavenger hunt of sorts, looking for foreign object debris on their mile and a half walk.

Carlsbad airport’s runway, services, future reviewed

April 29, 2015 | U-T San Diego 

The long-term growth of Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport — particularly a controversial proposal to extend its runway — is up in the air. The 20-year master plan for the county-owned airport expires this year, and a new plan is being developed to chart the property’s development over the next two decades.

Commission hears Chico airport plans

April 26, 2015 | ChicoER News

The quarterly meeting of the Chico Airport Commission includes a presentation by an East Coast company hired to evaluate the Chico airport. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Chico City Council Chambers, 421 Main St.