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Below are press releases distributed over the past 12 months.  Earlier releases can be found in our archives.

If you have questions regarding a release, please contact:

Victor Gill
Director, Public Affairs and Communications
Telephone: (818) 840-8840

Marketing of 59-Acre “Trust Property” at the Burbank Bob Hope Airport Begins

BURBANK, Calif., June 16, 2015 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today announced the commencement of a marketing program by its real estate broker, CBRE to sell the 59-acre “Trust Property” located next to the Burbank Bob Hope Airport, west of Hollywood Way and south of San Fernando Road.

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Lucy M. Burghdorf Named Director of Public Affairs and Communications; Mark D. Hardyment Named Director of Government and Environmental Affairs

BURBANK, Calif., June 10, 2015 — Effective July 1, 2015, Lucy M. Burghdorf will serve as the new Director of Public Affairs and Communications for the Burbank Bob Hope Airport, succeeding Victor J. Gill, who is retiring after 31 years. Mark D. Hardyment, who currently oversees transportation and environmental issues, will add the airport’s government affairs to his responsibilities and become the Director of Government and Environmental Affairs, also effective July 1, 2015.

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Burbank Bob Hope Airport Reports an Increase in Passengers for April 2015

BURBANK, Calif., June 2, 2015 — Burbank Bob Hope Airport served 333,406 passengers in April 2015, a 2.3% increase from the 325,839 passengers served in April 2014. The year-to-date passenger total of 1,252,543 marks a 2.1% increase from the same period last year.

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Bob Hope Airport Hosts Public Workshop and Hearing for Airport Noise Compatibility Program Revision

BURBANK, Calif., March 26, 2015 — The public is invited to attend a workshop and hearing on the Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Part 150 Noise Compatibility Program (NCP) Revision, to be held on Monday, March 30, 2015. The public workshop portion, during which the public will be able to view displays and speak individually with the project team, will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The public hearing will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Both sessions will be held at the Buena Vista Branch Library, 300 N. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91505.

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Emergency Drill to Be Held at Bob Hope Airport

BURBANK, Calif., March 20, 2015 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, along with numerous local agencies, will participate in a full-scale emergency response training exercise Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at 9 a.m. at Bob Hope Airport. The Airport is required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct such an exercise once every three years to test the Airport’s readiness in case of a real incident. The Airport will continue with normal operations throughout the exercise, which is expected to last two hours.

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2015 "Tower Banner Student Art Contest" Winners Announced

BURBANK, Calif., March 2, 2015 – The high school student winners of the Bob Hope Airport “2015 Tower Banner Student Art Contest” from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at today’s March 2, 2015 Airport Authority meeting. The winners were chosen from 342 entries across all three districts. Joining them were their art teachers and district art coordinators, along with many of the students’ proud parents.

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Burbank Bob Hope Airport Holiday Charity Committees Raise Donations for Communities in Need

BURBANK, Calif., January 20, 2015 — During the 2014 holiday season, Burbank Bob Hope Airport staff and tenants collectively raised over $3,000 for local charities. The Holiday Charity Committee, comprised of Airport staff, held luncheon fundraisers and collected goods for the Burbank Coordinating Council, while the Airport Fire Department and employees of The Paradies Shops collected toys for the Spark of Love Toy Drive and the Toys for Tots program, respectively.

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Burbank Bob Hope Airport Launches New Website Flight Information System

BURBANK, Calif., December 15, 2014 — Burbank Bob Hope Airport has launched WebTrak, a new online system that allows users of the Airport website to view flight movement, air traffic patterns and noise measurements within the Burbank region. In addition to providing flight and noise information, WebTrak will also be the primary site for anyone who wishes to file online aircraft noise inquiries with the Airport.

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Airport Authority Awards Contract for Airport Branding Consultant Services

BURBANK, Calif., December 15, 2014 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority voted today to award a $50,000 lump-sum contract to the South Pasadena, Calif. firm of Anyone Collective, LLC for airport branding consultant services.

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Burbank Bob Hope Airport Reopens Parking Spaces to Accommodate Holiday Travelers, Featuring Covered Spaces Within Walking Distance to Terminal

BURBANK, Calif., November 12, 2014 — Bob Hope Airport parking customers who favor the often sold-out Lot E for its easy walk to the terminal will have a new choice on November 17 when the Airport opens Covered Parking Lot G just south of Lot E, with a convenient pedestrian pathway to the terminal. Covered Lot G will offer the extra amenity of covered self-parking at the rate of $23 per day, the same rate charged for Lot E.

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Reusable Booties Vending Machines to Make National Debut at Burbank Bob Hope Airport Security Checkpoints

BURBANK, Calif., September 15, 2014 — Passengers traveling through Burbank Bob Hope Airport will soon be able to soft-shoe through terminal security checkpoints with “flightfeet,” a lightweight non-latex, non-skid footwear product that TSA will allow air travelers to wear through security checkpoint screenings while their shoes are going through screening with other carryon items. The cost per pair is $3.

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Airport Authority Commission Elects Pasadena Commissioner Steve Madison as President for the Coming Year

BURBANK, Calif., July 14, 2014 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport, has elected new officers to head the Authority Commission for a one-year term from July 2014 through June 2015. The Commission elects officers each July.

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