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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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Funding Update: Mind the Gap

We are all breathing a sigh of relief knowing that we were successful in getting the mandated runway work doneĀ ahead of schedule. But we still have a long way to go: there is an outstanding funding gap to pay for … Continue reading

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NOTAM extended for centerline markings

The NOTAM was extended once again to allow us to finalize the runway centerlines. Yesterday we had some late morning rain which prevented us from painting. As always, we appreciate your patience as we finish this project!

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NOTAM extension

We continued the work on the runway through Saturday. The only thing remaining before we can officially re-open are the white centerlines on the runway. The original NOTAM has been extended through today. We will update when the runway is … Continue reading

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Runway prep work is done

The airport has been a busy place since Friday. That afternoon and every day since we have been preparing the runway for the slurry job, which starts tomorrow. John Bower has worked especially hard and very long days to get … Continue reading

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