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Saratoga Airport Board hears runway landing planes despite unavailable lighting, seeks to clarify ‘nonstandard’ classification


The Saratoga Airport Board was informed by Dave Schultz of Sage Civil Engineering during their regularly scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. on June 13 at the Saratoga Town Hall that, while the airport was up and running, some of the instrumentation involved in helping flights land was currently not available.

The precision approach path indicators (PAPIs) and runway end identifier lights (REILs) at Shively Airfield still have to be commissioned before they can be put into operation by order of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The PAPIs are a visual aid that help provide guidance for pil...

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