SMO in the News – September 2013

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

It’s About Building a Park (The Healthy City Local, Sept 30, 2013)
Small Jet Crashes at SMO, takes out a hangar (CASMAT, Sept 29, 2013)
    — all later news reports on this crash can be found at this link.
Plane crashes at Santa Monica Airport (CNN, Sept 29, 2013)
Plane crash reported at Santa Monica Airport (ABS Local, Sept 29, 2013)
A Look At SMO’s Annual Noise And Operation Report (Santa Monica Mirror, Sept 27, 2013)
Waxman talks SMO, Syria during visit (Santa Monica Daily Press, Sept 26, 2013)
Santa Monica City Council Approves $1.6 Million in Spending (SM Lookout, Sept 25, 2013)
SM Democratic Club To Host Congressman Waxman Wednesday (SM Mirror, Sept 24, 2013)
Santa Monica Airport’s 3rd Annual Open House Draws Crowds (SM Patch, Sept 24, 2013)
Flying Blind (The Healthy City Local, Sept 24, 2013)
KSMO, a Kalifornia airport (JetCareers, Sept 22, 2013)
Local Pilot Reported Missing in China (The Open Daily, Sept 17, 2013)
Local pilot reported missing after his plane crashes in China (LA Times, Sept 17, 2013)
Airport bike ride a big success (, Sept 15, 2013)

NOTE: LAX VOR repairs extended to Sept 27, SMO flight paths continue to be impacted.

Event of the Week: Santa Monica Airport Bike Ride (, Sept 12, 2013)
Wrongful death suit filed after plane crash (The Malibu TImes, Sept 12, 2013)
Relatives of Man Who Died in Plane Crash Sue SM Flight School (SM Patch, Sept 12, 2013)
Community Workshop Planned to Turn SMO Into a Park (Open Daily, Sept 11, 2013)
Coalition Hopes to Turn Santa Monica Airport Into A Park (Santa Monica Patch, Sept 11, 2013) Launches effort to turn SMO into a giant park for all (Open Daily, Sept 7, 2013)
New Coalition To Host Workshop, Seeks Green Space Conversion at SMO (SM Mirror, Sept 6, 2013)
Santa Monica Airport Foes Want To Turn It Into a Park (Curbed LA, Sept 5, 2013)
New group wants to turn airport into park (Santa Monica Daily Press, Sept 5, 2013)
New Resident Coalition Want to Remake SMO into a Park (Santa Monica Lookout, Sept 5, 2013)
Amendment of Class D Airspace, SMO. Docket #11-AWP-11 (FAA, Sept 4, 2013)
Bike Ride Promises Glimpse of SMO’s Possible Futures (Santa Monica Lookout, Sept 3, 2013)
Santa Monica Airport Celebrates Flight This Month (Santa Monica Lookout, Sept 3, 2013)