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Airport slurry resealing scheduled!

We have REALLY good news! The slurry resealing is scheduled for Thursday, July 17…yes, that’s next week! It was originally planned for later in the month but the contractor asked to move it forward and will be giving us a … Continue reading

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Last day for Small Knot campaign!

The Small Knot fundraising campaign is coming to a close. It was open for the last 44 days…where has the time gone? So far we have had 42 generous donors giving a total of $6,250. That’s only 13% of the … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Fundraising Campaign!

Hello Friends of Ocean Ridge Airport, We are proud (and relieved) to announce that our online crowdsource fundraising campaign has been launched! Getting this campaign took months of planning, from requesting donations of goods and services from local vendors to … Continue reading

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Fundraising update and more

Email newsletter from 4/28/2014 Hello friends of Ocean Ridge Airport, I hope this email finds you well. We had a little rain at the end of last week but since then it’s been sunny and pleasant (if not a touch … Continue reading

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Regrowth along the airport

A few weeks ago, Ocean Ridge Airport was host to the South Coast Fire Department for a fire drill. The fields along the north end of the runway were burned up to the edge of the forest. If you go … Continue reading

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Above the fog, beyond the smog

This postcard has been hanging in John Bower’s office for decades.  This picture probably dates to the mid 1970s. You can see that there are not any hangars yet and the clearance to the tree line on the east (tie down) … Continue reading

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The cost of slurry sealing

Every quarter, the California Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics circulates a newsletter called Cal Aero. The January 2014 edition highlights the cost of improving a runway similar in size to Ocean Ridge Airport. You can read it here. While we are … Continue reading

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New Tie Down Amenities

In November 2013, the tie down area received some new amenities. Not only is the sign new, but so are the tie down fees! For too long the fees were only $2/night. Our fees are now competitive with surrounding airports … Continue reading

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Flying into the Internet Age

Ocean Ridge Airport finally has its own website! Updates on fundraising efforts, major maintenance, pictures, and events will be posted here on the blog. You can also find us on Facebook. Happy flying!

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