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Authority Opposes City of Los Angeles Attempt to Shift Daytime Noisy Jets to Bob Hope Airport from V

Van Nuys Attempts to Circumvent Federal Law; Underestimates Number of Noisy Jets that Would Shift to Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., November 3, 2008 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, voted today to go on record opposing the “Van Nuys Airport Noisier Aircraft Phaseout Project,” the subject of a draft Environmental Impact Report currently out for public comment from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).  The Authority will instead support any efforts by Van Nuys Airport for a nighttime curfew identical to the curfew being proposed for Bob Hope Airport.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.


Cessna 172 Crashes Near Airport

Four Persons Injured; Airport Operations Not Interrupted

BURBANK. Calif., August 29, 2008 — A Cessna 172 single-engine aircraft with three persons onboard crashed at the intersection of Clybourn Avenue and Valerio Street just west of Bob Hope Airport this evening while attempting to land at the airport.  The incident occurred just before 7 p.m.  There was no disruption of service at the airport.

There were no fatalities involved, but all three occupants suffered injuries, one serious and the other two minor. The serious injury was reportedly to the pilot, and he was transported to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center. The other two occupants were taken to Holy Cross Hospital. One person on the ground suffered a minor injury.

The aircraft was reportedly on approach from the north to Runway 15, the north-to-south runway, when it reported fuel problems, turned west and hit a power line and landed upside down on an automobile at 3110 Clybourn Avenue.

Bob Hope Airport Fire Department, Burbank Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department units responded to the scene of the accident.




Authority Names Dan Feger Executive Director of Bob Hope Airport

John Hatanaka Appointed to Senior Deputy Executive Director Post

BURBANK, Calif., August 18, 2008 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today announced the appointment of Dan Feger to the position of Executive Director of Bob Hope Airport, effective immediately.

Authority President Bill Wiggins made the announcement at the conclusion of the Authority’s regular meeting and also announced the appointment of John Hatanaka to the post of Senior Deputy Executive Director, also effective immediately.  Both executives had been serving as the senior managers of the airport on an interim basis since January when former executive director Dios Marrero left the Airport due to illness. He passed away in February.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.


New Study Estimates Economic Impact of Bob Hope Airport: $3.9 Billion Per Year and 36,000 Jobs

Airport’s Economic Impact Up Substantially Since 1995 When Last Study Was Done

BURBANK, Calif., June 2, 2008 — Bob Hope Airport is an important engine in the Southern California economy, generating $3.9 billion in total economic output and over 36,000 jobs, according to a new economic impact study released today by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority.  This is the first economic study of the Airport’s impact since 1995, when consultants identified total output of $878 million and 17,000 jobs.

“This study gives an updated picture of the Airport since the mid-1990s.  More people are flying for pleasure and personal reasons, and more businesses depend on Airport activity now.  The Airport’s place in the economic vitality of the region has never been more important,” said Airport Authority President Carl Povilaitis.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.

Related Documents:

Click here for complete Economic Impact Study.

Click here for complete Passenger Survey/Customer Satisfaction Assessment Report.




Airport Authority Grants FAA Request for 30-Day Extension of Comment Period on Full Nighttime Curfew

Comment Period Had Been Scheduled to Close May 14; Will Now Run Through June 13

BURBANK, Calif. May 6, 2008 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority voted yesterday to approve a written request from the Federal Aviatioin Administration (FAA) to add 30 days to the public comment period regarding the Authority's proposed application for a mandatory 10:00 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. curfew at Bob Hope Airport.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.

Related Document:

Click here for FAA letter.




Airport Authority Posts Part 161 Study Completion Schedule Pursuant to State Variance Decision

BURBANK, Calif. April 28, 2008 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has posted a current Schedule for Completion of its Part 161 Study for a full nighttime curfew at Bob Hope Airport on its website, www.bobhopeairport.com, pursuant to a Variance Order issued by the California Department of Transportation in March.

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Airport Authority Opens 45-Day Comment Period on Full Nighttime Curfew Proposal on March 31

BURBANK, Calif., March 27, 2008 — As part of its long standing commitment to eliminate or significantly reduce nighttime noise, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today announced a 45-day public comment period beginning March 31 and closing on May 14, at 11:59 p.m. regarding its proposed application to the FAA for a mandatory curfew at the Bob Hope Airport from 10 p.m. to 6:59 a.m.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.

Related Documents:

Click here for more details on the comment period.

Frequently Asked Questions on the Part 161 Study.




Airport Authority to Agendize Part 161 Application for Full Nighttime Curfew at Next Meeting

Airport Subcommittee Forwards Recommendation for Mandatory Curfew Application in Bob Hope Airport’s Part 161 Study

BURBANK, Calif., March 5, 2008 — A subcommittee of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today recommended that the full nine-member Authority Commission consider a draft application seeking FAA approval of a mandatory curfew from 10 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. at Bob Hope Airport. The recommendation also includes scheduling a 45-day comment period, a public workshop, and a public hearing on the Authority’s Draft Part 161 Study and the draft curfew application.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.

Related Document:

Click here for Executive Summary of Part 161 Application for a Proposed Curfew.

(Note: this is a large PDF file and may take longer to download)




Airport Mourns Passing of Executive Director Dios Marrero

BURBANK, Calif., February 14, 2008 — Dios Marrero, who had served as executive director of Bob Hope Airport since 1999, died at his home February 13th, his family said today. He was 57.  He had taken a medical leave of absence in January and had undergone cancer surgery in 2007.

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Authority Appoints Dan Feger as Interim Executive Director

Interim Appointment Follows Medical Leave of Absence of Executive Director Dios Marrero; John Hatanaka Assumes Interim Senior Deputy Executive Director Post

BURBANK, Calif., January 25, 2008 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has appointed former Deputy Executive Director Dan Feger to the position of Interim Executive Director of Bob Hope Airport following the decision of Executive Director Dios Marrero to take a medical leave of absence. Feger’s new title takes effect immediately.

Click here for a PDF of the complete release.