So Cal Metroplex Santa Monica Airport

Does Metroplex increase the amount of jets that land at Santa Monica Airport?

What is the FAA’s Southern California Metroplex project? …The SoCal Metroplex project is intended to improve the efficiency of the airspace in Southern California by optimizing aircraft arrival and departure procedures at a number of airports, including Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR), Long Beach Airport (LGB), Ontario International Airport (ONT), […]

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Icon A5 Light Sport Takeoff at Santa Monica Airport

Icon A5 Takeoff from Santa Monica Airport

Today an Icon A5 Amphibious Light Sport aircraft took off from Santa Monica Airport. Learn more about Icon Aircraft. About the Icon A5 The ICON A5 is an American amphibious light-sport aircraft being developed by ICON Aircraft. A concept aircraft was first flown in 2008, and creation of the production tooling began in December 2012. […]

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford Safely Lands on Golf Course

Earlier today, Harrison Ford completed a perfectly executed forced landing. He chose the Penmar Golf Course, an unpopulated area and no one on the ground was injured. This skillful landing can be attributed to his many years of pilot training at Santa Monica Airport. The airplane is registered to Harrison Ford and is a “Ryan […]

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Santa Monica Airport Landing

Learn About Santa Monica Measure LC

Measure LC gives the city council full authority (without voter approval) to close and redevelop the airport. Learn more about Santa Monica Measure LC I’m a mom living in Downtown Santa Monica. I chose to live in Downtown Santa Monica and I’m voting YES on D and NO on LC. The Office of Emergency Management […]

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Santa Monica Airport Building

Santa Monica Airport News – June 2014

Santa Monica Airport news is a hot topic these days. In an effort to bring you the latest information about the ballot measure and local issues, we have put together this blog post with much of the most pressing Santa Monica Airport News we could find this month. If you think we have missed anything, […]

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Santa Monica Airport EAA Young Eagles

17 Kids Take Flight With SMO Young Eagles

This video shows how 17 kids took flight with SMO Young Eagles. On Saturday, June 21st, 2014, Santa Monica Airport volunteer pilots took 17 kids and 2 parents on an introductory Young Eagles flight. They flew seven flights, some over downtown Los Angeles and others over the ocean and up the coast to Malibu. The […]

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