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D.C. Circuit Denies Challenge to Santa Monica Airport Consent Decree — Santa Monica Airport

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – In a judgment handed down on June 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected a challenge to an historic Consent Decree that allowed Santa Monica to shorten the runway at Santa Monica Airport (reducing jet traffic by over 80%) and gave the City the absolute right to close the airport at the end of 2028.

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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. However, more traffic, more congestion, and more development will inevitably follow if the Santa Monica Airport is closed.

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Parents: Get your kids a copy of our Jr. Aviator Logbook at the Santa Monica Airport

The Jr. Aviator Logbook will inspire your kids to: Have fun learning science through aviation, visit Santa Monica Airport & record your visits, learn the parts of an airplane and all about the airport, read stories and interviews from real pilots and people who work at the airport, learn the fascinating hidden history of this landmark 100 year old airport.

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