Santa Monica

Councilmember Kevin McKeown


If the airport is a problem for so many in or near Santa Monica, why haven’t we just closed it?

Santa Monica City Attorney Marsha Moutrie answers many common questions, and offers
an excellent summary of the various constraints the Federal Aviation Administration places on our “proprietorship” of the airport, in this video excerpted from the October 4th, 2011 City Council study session about
our ongoing visioning process for the airport’s future.

Resources:     The 1948 Instrument of Transfer

                        The 1984 Agreement

                        Our 2007 effort to ban faster jets