PALMDALE FLIGHTS CALLED VITAL NEED.
Byline: Michael Coit Staff Writer
Developing and marketing Palmdale Regional Airport will be critical to the economy of the San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. region and progress is being made, leaders of the effort told business representatives Tuesday.
Developing Palmdale's cargo and passenger capacity is especially important because of disputes over proposed expansion of Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. International and Burbank airports, civic and business leaders said at the forum sponsored by a committee of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association.
``Air traffic infrastructure is critical for business development,'' said Robert Rodine, chairman of VICA's aviation subcommittee. ``It's critical for cargo. It's critical for business travel - people coming here to buy and sell goods. So we have to provide the portals.''
The Valley business organization is studying the agreement announced last month by Palmdale, the Los Angeles Department of Airports and Los Angeles World Airports Los Angeles World Airports or LAWA is the airport oversight and operations department for the city of Los Angeles, California.
This department owns and operates Los Angeles International Airport, LA/Ontario International Airport, Palmdale Regional Airport, and Van , which calls for joint efforts to improve the Antelope Valley This article is about the Los Angeles County region. For the census-designated place in Wyoming, see Antelope Valley-Crestview, Wyoming.
The Antelope Valley air facility to help meet demand in the next century.
VICA VICA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America
VICA Video Conferencing Alliance (UK)
VICA Vocational Industrial Chapters of America
VICA Vision Counsel of America has endorsed the LAX expansion proposal, involving upgrades to handle as many as 92 million passengers by 2015. VICA plans to take a position on the Palmdale proposal to bring back passenger traffic and handle as many as 7.3 million passengers there by 2020.
A Los Angeles World Airports official told the VICA panel that planners count on the Palmdale airport Palmdale Airport may refer to:
A very large airport in Palmdale, California which has 2 facilities that share its runways:
A group representing various government and regulatory agencies already is working on plans to improve freeway access, passenger and cargo facilities, and a marketing plan aimed at the airline industry, said Mary Albers, senior management analyst for the airports department.
The Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), component of the U.S. Department of Transportation that sets standards for the air-worthiness of all civilian aircraft, inspects and licenses them, and regulates civilian and military air traffic through its air traffic control has endorsed the Palmdale proposal. Federal funding from aviation revenue is expected for all phases of the work, including airport improvements, marketing and freeway and highway projects.
Supporters appear to have overcome an initial hurdle in Congress for a Route 138 bypass and Antelope Valley Freeway The Antelope Valley Freeway is a freeway in Los Angeles and Kern counties in southern California. It is signed as California State Highway 14 along its length. It connects Greater Los Angeles to the rapidly developing Antelope Valley. ramp project.
Some U.S. senators opposed a plan for the city to give land it owns for airport expansion to the state Department of Transportation for the work, contending the state should pay $12 million for the land. But Rep. Howard ``Buck'' McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, inserted language in an annual federal aviation measure to keep the project moving forward.