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Another Victory in the Battle for the Great Airport Park

Great news! Justice Aviation, the flight school that was fighting Santa Monica tooth and nail to keep its lead-fuelled planes flying over our houses from Santa Monica Airport has just agreed to get out! Bravo to our councillors and city staff Rick Cole and Nelson Hernandez for standing up for our safety. Now let's get rid of the wretched private jets and get on with building our Great Park. ...

GavinA2P
Airport video diary #2

My second video diary about the battle to turn Santa Monica Airport into a park. http://airport2park.org/video-diary-park-progress-episode-2/  ...

The Great Santa Monica Airport Park: video diary number one.

We won the battle over keeping local control of Santa Monica Airport back in 2014, and the Federal Aviation Authority ought to have relinquished their grip on it in July 2015 – but they keep coming up with excuses to keep it going for another eight years. In the meantime local people are trying to turn it into a park  and this video diary is designed to document the battle. Enjoy!  ...

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The Great Santa Monica Airport Controversy

There's a huge battle going on here in Santa Monica, with pilots and jet manufacturers trying to convert what began as a park into a jetport. It's all getting very fraught, so I thought I'd have a bit of fun with it - and even if you don't live in Santa Monica, you might enjoy the resulting video, which even goes so far as to feature me wearing a tuxedo. ...

The airport as it could be ...
Santa Monica Airport

COURTESY OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA The Santa Monica City Council will begin fleshing out the City’s options of Santa Monica Airport’s future next week. NEWS, SANTA MONICA, SANTA MONICA AIRPORT Airport2Park Urges Santa Monica City Council To Take Bolder Steps To Close Airport POSTED MAR. 22, 2014, 6:00 AM MIRROR STAFF The Santa Monica City Council will discuss the future of Santa Monica Airport at its Tuesday meeting. In the lead-up to the meeting, Airport2Park -- the organization a group of residents formed last summer to advocate for building a big public park on the airport site -- has...