There will be no new runway at Ted Stevens Anchorage
International Airport... at least not for a long while. Officials
announced late Thursday the project has been postponed
indefinitely, due in part to public outcry against the plan.
At approximately 0750 local time on May 22, a fire was detected
in the vicinity of the aft air conditioning and refrigeration space
and auxiliary boiler room aboard the aircraft carrier USS George
Washington (CVN 73).
They both fought hard to win approval from the Department of
Transportation to begin service... but now, United Airlines and US
Airways want to postpone starting new routes to China for at least
a year, due to high fuel prices.
This week, Boeing released its 2008 Environment Report --
detailing its performance, strategy and actions to reduce its
environmental footprint and lead the aerospace industry with
environmentally progressive products and services.
Hawker Beechcraft announced this week a new Hawker Beechcraft
Services (HBS) aircraft maintenance and service facility in Mesa,
AZ at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The planned $14 million
investment will enable HBS to offer customer support and
maintenance in the southwestern United States.
At the beginning of the Second World War, the Japanese Navy was
arguably the most powerful navy in the world. Its naval aviation
corps, consisting of 10 aircraft carriers and 1500 topnotch
aviators, was the most highly trained and proficient force of its
"The airlines oppose the development of a fourth runway
because it is unnecessary and not affordable. It will have a
negative impact on the economic vitality of the airport and the
state of Alaska."
Source: From a statement from Alaska Airlines,
in opposing construction of a new runway at Ted Stevens Anchorage
International Airport. Supporters of the plan were shocked when an
airline representative announced 25 carriers opposed the new
NOTAM Number: FDC 8/8815
Issue Date: May 23, 2008 at 2109 UTC
Location: Beale AFB, California near MARYSVILLE VOR/DME
Beginning Date and Time: May 27, 2008 at 1525 UTC
Ending Date and Time: May 27, 2008 at 1925 UTC
Reason for NOTAM: Temporary flight restrictions for Special
Replaced NOTAM(s): N/A