Discussing standards

Saratoga Airport Board talks FAA runway standards

One of the first items discussed during the Airport Board meeting on February 12 was the financial report. In 2019, the airport saw a total of 460 “movements” and $37,150 in landing fees. So far, this January is up from last year seeing 21 jets, 3 turbo props and $1,725 in landing fees.

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 9 Circular was received with criteria for runway conditions and reporting. If a runway has more than 1/4 inch of ice and snow the FAA will close it until the report is upgraded. Employees are being asked to take a webinar so that they will be properly trained in assessing...


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