There are signs of prosperity and a bright future at the Calaveras County Airport in California: The 22 new hangars scheduled for construction; the thriving airport-based businesses, including a new avionics shop; and the relatively low fuel prices that draw pilots from around the region, according to a report in The Record.
The story, by Dana M. Nichols, chronicles how the area’s GA airports are thriving, even in today’s lackluster economy.
According to the story:
“Small general aviation airports that cater to personal airplanes, rather than passenger jets, are thriving throughout the region. Airports in Tracy and Lodi also report they are adding new facilities and anticipate steady growth in takeoffs and landings in the years ahead, according to San Joaquin County’s recently-updated Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.
Read the full story here.