Catalina Island Runway Re-Opening, May 25th 2019

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  1. Rgbeard

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    No one?

    Bueller?
     
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    Memorial day weekend, maybe everyone has BBQ commitments? :dunno:
     
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    Didn’t open today?
     
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    It opened today. According to Foreflight pilot-controlled-lighting and REIL are out of service but no other NOTAMs.

    FlightAware shows a bunch of flights there today.

    Airport in the Sky to Reopen May 3

    We are pleased to announce that Airport in the Sky, with its newly-repaired runway at ACE Clearwater Airfield, will open to the public at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 3.

    This reopening marks the culmination of an innovative group effort to enhance the experience at Catalina Island’s only airport. Through a unique partnership between the Conservancy and the Department of Defense, a total of nearly 200 Marines and Seabees were deployed to Catalina Island over a three-month period to replace the main runway’s asphalt with concrete as training for future missions. The Runway Repair Project was conducted as an Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) project through the Department of Defense.

    We look forward to seeing you in the skies over Catalina soon!
     
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    I'm stoked! I can't get there before the celebration later this month - will be looking for some Youtube videos beforehand, to see how good it looks!!
     
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