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Long Beach Ninety Nines at SMO

Summer Social Event Celebrating Female Pilots at SMO

The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight. The Long Beach Ninety-Nines is a local chapter and they have decided to host a Summer Social event at Santa Monica Airport. We invite […]

'Wheels up' as Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, Angel Flight West Partner

Hangar 24 Craft Brewery & Angel Flight West Partner

Hangar 24 Craft Brewery will donate proceeds of its Wheels Up Helles Lager to Angel Flight West, which organizes flights for people who need to travel long distances to access medical care, as well as flights for kids and teens to attend specialty camps, and for individuals escaping domestic violence.

Santa Monica Airport Development

Closing Santa Monica Airport: Something does not add up

Opponents of Santa Monica airport, including all seven members of the Santa Monica City Council and a tiny minority of Santa Monica households, .0001%, from August 2015 airport reports, are working to close the airport, they claim, on the grounds of noise, safety and pollution. Their arguments make no sense and don’t add up. Let’s […]

Santa Monica Airport Lawsuit Updates

Santa Monica Airport Lawsuit Updates from December 2016

We wrote this blog up to bring you some of the latest news updates from November and December 2016. The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered Santa Monica to halt the evictions of two aviation companies at its municipal airport until the agency can finish an investigation into the city’s effort to shut down the […]

Santa Monica Airport faa

FAA says Santa Monica Airport stays until 2023

The FAA ruled on December 4th that the Santa Monica Airport can operate until at least 2023 due to federal grant obligations. Santa Monica Daily Press says: The City of Santa Monica is required to operate the Santa Monica Airport until 2023 according to a ruling by the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA issued a […]

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