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Santa Monica Airport To Impose More Fees »

Residents in the urban neighborhoods that surround busy Santa Monica Airport in southern California have complained about operations there for years, citing noise, air pollution, and the danger from plane crashes, and now the city has approved new landing fees that not only more than double the fees for transient flyers, but also now apply to airport tenants, including flight schools. More

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Guest Blog: Fixing the... »

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Checkride: The Examiner's View »

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