| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks.
The FAA sought...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth.
In June 2012,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers.
Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:48 PM
By a margin of roughly 2 to 1, residents in the tri-city region favor a new terminal at Bob Hope Airport, according to a recent poll. The poll also revealed a major knowledge gap about just how old the existing facility is.
The survey, conducted by...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The Transportation Security Administration was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce.
TSA operations at Bob Hope Airport began...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient.
Whether there will be a...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Frequent fliers traveling through Bob Hope Airport can now expect an even quicker passage to their gates during certain times of the day.
With cooperation from the Transportation Security Administration and funding from Southwest Airlines, the airfield...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation.
A last-minute huddle between...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport took a nosedive in January, with a 12% drop compared to last year, leaving some airport staffers feeling like they’re a bit under siege.
Airport Executive Director Dan Feger paused before starting his...
| Apr 3, 2013
This post has been corrected. See details below.
The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport fell by double digits for the second straight month in February, dropping 11.6%.
The airport handled 282,073 passengers in February, down from...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:51 PM
It's been a rough two years for Bob Hope Airport, where a precipitous drop in the number of passengers using the regional airfield has meant a worrying drop in revenues.
Fewer passengers mean fewer receipts at parking lots, concessions and other...