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For Lack of a Taxiway …

… a runway was lost. Episode 6 of the MYF Runway 23 Reconstruction Fiasco … or is this episode 465? What has the Montgomery Field Airports Administration folk been up to, lately? Don’t ask. Okay, ask, if you must. A

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Holy Haysoos – the MYF Runway 23 Reconstruction Project Is Completed?

MYF Runway 23 Reconstruction is completed. Well … no, not really. Holy Haysoos. Runway 23 was opened to air traffic on Thursday, 11 August 2016. So that means that perhaps the longest runway reconstruction project in the history of airports

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Ridiculous Runway Runaround Is Almost Over

The fumbling construction follies near completion and, mirabile dictu, Runway 28L opened for takeoffs and landings on 5May2016. After nearly ten months, Montgomery Field (no, I will never write the City’s new name for our airport), one of the bizziest

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Montgomery Field Reconstruction

What’s been happening with the Montgomery Field Reconstruction project? Funny you should ask. One of us (the writer) has had hand surgery which made him so stupid (much stupider?) for a while that he had a hard time composing words,

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The Airport You Save Could Be Your Own

So … once again the forces of darkness make threatening noises towards another airport. Remember Meigs Field in Chicago? Now, Santa Monica is close to falling. First, let’s throw a couple of definitions at you: airport, n. sworn enemy of

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