| May 22, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The operations at Bob Hope Airport are expected to improve over the next 20 years, but not to pre-recession levels, according to a forecast released this week.
Bob Hope Airport has been bleeding passengers since the economic recession began in 2007,...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:54 PM
About 25 residents attended a workshop at Bob Hope Airport on Thursday, many of them complaining that they don't qualify for a program to soundproof their homes despite the intrusions of aircraft noise.
The workshop was designed to get public input as...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday launched a study that could reduce the number of property owners eligible for a federally funded program to soundproof their homes from aircraft noise.
About 1,900 property owners have yet to sign up for the 12-year-...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Hooray, the Federal Aviation Administration hopes to come up with recommendations to deal with Los Angeles residents’ noise complaints by next summer. What noise complaints? Those made by helicopters over the L.A. area.
One homeowner likened the...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 15. The Los Angeles City Council showed support Tuesday for a bill that would curb helicopter noise, an issue that residents have recently complained about.
The bill would direct the Federal Aviation...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday allocated nearly $1 million more to soundproof residences within earshot of the airfield’s flight paths in an ongoing effort to reduce the impact of aircraft noise.
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:46 PM
An 18-year-old North Hollywood man has been indicted under a new law that makes it a federal crime to deliberately point a laser at an aircraft.
Adam Gardenhire was arrested early Wednesday at his North Hollywood home for allegedly pointing a laser at...