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NOTAM extended

The NOTAM for runway closure has been extended through Friday night, September 17, 2021 to allow more time to finish the painting. The airport was socked in with fog all day today (forecast again for tomorrow), which resulted in extra … Continue reading

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Runway work update: NOTAM issued

A NOTAM has been issued for runway closure for Saturday, September 11, 2021 through Wednesday, September 15, 2021. This is probably more time than we need for applying the markings but we want wriggle room just in case. We are … Continue reading

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Upcoming closure for runway pavement work

Hello friends of Ocean Ridge Airport! The airport will be closed in the next week for some runway pavement work. We’re not sure how much time will be needed before the actual slurrying to get things prepared or afterward to get … Continue reading

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Airport webcam and weather station

At long last, we are very excited to host a webcam and a weather station on the east side of the Pilot Lounge. This allows you to check the live weather conditions on the runway to the north, east, and … Continue reading

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Update: Airport Fully Re-Opened But Health Order Still in Place

Good news! Ocean Ridge Airport has been re-opened for all aircraft. The previous NOTAM expired on June 1, 2020. Please note that Mendocino County is still under a shelter-in-place Health Order. Masks/face coverings are required in all public places within … Continue reading

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Update: Airport Now Opened to Non-Transient Aircraft

Ocean Ridge Airport has been re-opened for non-transient aircraft. The NOTAM was updated yesterday with an arbitrary end-date of June 1, 2020. We hope to re-open the airport for all aircraft before then but it will depend on state and … Continue reading

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Update: Temporary Airport Closure Extended to Limit COVID-19 Spread

Ocean Ridge Airport will remain closed until the Mendocino County Shelter-in-Place Order has been lifted. This Order and the similar State of California Order forbids non-essential travel. Mendocino County now has four confirmed cases of COVID-19. The NOTAM was updated … Continue reading

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Temporary Airport Closure to Limit COVID-19 Spread

Ocean Ridge Airport will be closed starting tomorrow, Monday, March 22, 2020 to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Mendocino County was placed under a shelter-in-place order last week that forbids non-essential travel and the State of California subsequently placed … Continue reading

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Funding Gap Update & Inspection

We are very appreciative of the donations given to the airport to help fill the funding gap left from our fundraising efforts to repair the runway. But there is still a need to fill the holes in our fundraising goals: … Continue reading

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Runway repairs–before and after

The airport resealing work was officially completed at the end of July. But we are still awaiting formal approval of the work by CalTrans to indicate that the owner met the terms of the mandated repair order. The inspector who … Continue reading

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