Carmel Valley Vintage Airpark Threatened with Closure: Local Pilots and Concerned Citizens Fight Back
Airports are the lifeblood of aviation. They can also be a community's critical link to the "outside world," even as they embody a little bit of history all their own. So we should all be concerned when an airport — especially a historical one — becomes endangered. AVweb's Brenda Carol recently spent some time visiting California's endangered Carmel Valley Vintage Airpark, which has the distinction of being the first planned airport community in the U.S., and talking to the pilots who use it. Here's her story.