The Department of Commerce will be using drones for whale research between May 8th and June 4th. Attached is a letter with diagrams for more details. US Dept of Commerce: notice unmanned aircraft 05 03 17
The Port will be undertaking the replacement of PAPI’s, REIL’s and runway lights at the airport during August. This upgrade will require closure of the runway. When the dates are actually determined, they will be posted here on the website.
The Master Plan Up Date is still in progress. There will be a meeting later this year for the public to make comments on the plan.
The engineering to upgrade runway lights to LED’s, remove some of the connector signage and make other upgrades to the lighting is in progress.
The Port received a grant from the county to build a picnic shelter and install camping areas for pilots and their passengers to use. This project should be completed this spring.
The trees are being cleared on the north end and that should make every one happy. This is looking south from Channel Road.