With the clock ticking, the Monterey Peninsula Regional Airport staff hopes that construction on a necessary runway safety project will soon be underway. The federally mandated project must be completed by 2015.
Forty-three Eclipse Jets landed at the Branson Airport for the Eclipse Owners Club Fall Fly-In. Pilots and enthusiasts alike came from all over the United States to take part in the annual fly in that allows pilots to visit with vendors and fellow owners to discuss the Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet.
With fewer flights coming in and out of the airfield, and quieter aircraft taking to the skies, the noise-impact area is expected to shrink significantly at the north and south ends of the runway.