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faa smo santa monica airport compromise

The terms of the Santa Monica “Compromise” are not clear; their resolution may impact Airport & the FAA Direction in the Trump Administration

The Santa Monica Airport has been one of the most difficult airport policy battles for almost 40 years. What the proposed agreement really means and whether the Trump Administration intends to let it stand will not only be a landmark airport decision, but it may influence FAA policy direction for years.


cpa smo earthquake exercise

California Pilots Association’s DART exercise shows that Santa Monica has an important, irreplaceable asset for the City

The California Pilots Association (CPA) initiated a disaster-preparedness exercise designed for FEMA’s Disaster Airlift Response Team (DART) for the Southern California region. It demonstrated as though a major earthquake has disrupted the area’s ground transportation and compromised the ordinary means of bringing emergency personnel and supplies.