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Airport Board testing unapproved material, hangar inspections discussed


On June 10, the Saratoga Airport Board met to discuss updates to the construction this summer at the airport, hangar inspections and updates to the hangars for safety concerns.

Engineer for the project Dave Shultz, updated the board on construction at the airport. It was determined a material that they were planning on using, called base coarse gravel, has not been used by many airports in the West—so little that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) does not have it listed as an approved construction medium. The base coarse gravel is used before they pave the taxiways that will be...

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