President Obama is scheduled to spend ten days in August at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. That visit is causing concern for those at the local airport, Katama Airfield. Mike Creato of Classic Aviators (biplane tours) is worried a TFR will descend on the airport and effectively shut him down for the ten days. In the height of tourist season, a ten day shutdown is 15%-20% of the operating season. Read the complete story, and extensive comments at Vineyard Gazette Online.
Ben Sclair is the Publisher of General Aviation News, a pilot, husband to Deb and dad to Savannah, Brenna and Jack. Oh, and a staunch supporter of general aviation.