SMO in the News – May 2013

The following articles relating to SMO have appeared in the press during May 2013:

Obituary: Santa Monica’s Donald Harry Brandsen Passes Away (Santa Monica Mirror, May 18, 2013)
City Council raises airport landing fees, hears visioning options (The Argonaut, May 9, 2013)
Authorities Identify The Two People Killed In Mid-Air Cessna Crash (SM Mirror, May 8, 2013)
LA City Attorney Candidates Answer Questions Regarding SMO (SM Mirror, May 7, 2013)
Flying in the face of controversy (Santa Monica Daily Press, May 5, 2013)
Santa Monica: Air Traffic Control (, May 3, 2013)
SMO Airport Commissioner Explains Agreements At Council Meeting (SM Mirror, May 3, 2013)
Paving Improvements Approved For Santa Monica Airport (Santa Monica Mirror, May 3, 2013)
Santa Monica Airport Landing Fees To Increase (Santa Monica Mirror, May 3, 2013)
Santa Monica’s Next Iteration …  to close/cripple its Airport “Insane” (JDA Journal, May 3, 2013)
Fear, and Fear Itself — More on the Santa Monica Airport (Santa Monica Patch, May 2, 2013)
Council Raises Landing Fees, Explores Partial Closure of SMO (SM Lookout, May 2, 2013)
Council Mulls Future of Santa Monica Airport (Santa Monica Patch, May 2, 2013)
NBAA Working to Stop Landing Fee Increase at Santa Monica (NBAA, May 1, 2013)
AIN Blog: Goodbye SMO (Aviation International News, May 1, 2013)
Massive Landing Fees for Santa Monica Airport (Flying Magazine, May 1, 2013)
City Council increases landing fees, promises change at SMO (SM Daily Press, May 1, 2013)
Residents Spar Over Santa Monica Airport (NBC 4, May 1, 2013) – Video
Changes in the Wind for Santa Monica Airport (, May 1, 2013)
AOPA opposes proposed doubling of Santa Monica Airport fees (AOPA, May 1, 2013)