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Friday, Aug 22nd

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Bob Hope Airport Urges Metrolink to Reconsider Proposed Rail Service Cutbacks to Airport

Airport Authority Says 28 Percent Rollback Would Discourage Developing Rail-to-Air Commuter Market

BURBANK, Calif., December 9, 2009 –  The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority will urge the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), operator of Metrolink commuter trains to and from the Bob Hope Airport, to reconsider a proposed 28 percent reduction in the Metrolink trains stopping at the Airport under consideration at a hearing Friday, December 11.

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In Wake of Curfew Denial by FAA, Airport Renews Commitment to Seeking Meaningful Nighttime Noise Relief

BURBANK, Calif., November 16, 2009 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today announced that it will continue to seek nighttime noise relief even though its nine-year federal Part 161 Study and Application for a proposed full curfew at the Bob Hope Airport was denied by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) two weeks ago.

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Bob Hope Airport Partnering with Google to Offer Free Wi-Fi for the Holidays

Free, Unrestricted Internet Access Available in All Terminals from November 10th through January 15th

BURBANK, Calif. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., November 10, 2009 –  Bob Hope Airport and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) are working together to make the holiday season easier for travelers with free, terminal-wide Wi-Fi starting today and running until January 15, 2010.  Anybody in the terminal will be able to log onto the network after they provide an email address, and the network will not block any content.

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Airport Authority Issues Statement on FAA Rejection of Part 161 Study Application for Full Curfew

BURBANK, Calif., November 2, 2009 – Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority President Joyce Streator issued the following statement today upon receipt of correspondence from the Federal Aviation Administration denying the Authority’s Part 161 Study application for a full curfew at Bob Hope Airport:

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Bob Hope Airport Extends Availability of Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations through Mid-October

BURBANK, Calif., October 5, 2009 – Bob Hope Airport and Torrance-based OnSite Wellness Services, Inc. will continue to offer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccinations to Airport patrons and employees through mid-October, following a successful initial vaccination program in late September.

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Bob Hope Airport Opens 30-Day Public Comment Period on Regional Intermodal Transportation Center Environmental Document

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative Declaration for Proposed Project Available in Main Libraries, Airport Administrative Offices and on Airport Website September 23 – October 2

BURBANK, Calif., September 23, 2009 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has opened a 30-day public comment period on an Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration for a Regional Intermodal Transportation Center at Bob Hope Airport. The project documents are available for review in the main libraries of Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, at the Airport Administrative Offices and on the Airport’s website, www.bobhopeairport.com, through October 23, 2009.

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Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations to Be Offered at Bob Hope Airport

BURBANK, Calif., September 22, 2009 –  Bob Hope Airport, as part of its ongoing community outreach, has made arrangements with Torrance-based OnSite Wellness Services, Inc. to offer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccinations to Airport patrons and employees on September 24-25, 28-29 and October 1, from 6 a.m. to  9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  The flu vaccine will cost $25 per dose and the pneumonia vaccine will be offered for $45.   

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Airports Council International - North America Honors Bob Hope Airport with Environmental Achievement Award

LEEDS Platinum-Certified Hangar 25 Built by Shangri-La Industries and Avjet Corp. Garners Recognition in Environmental Management Category

BURBANK, Calif., August 24, 2009 – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), whose members include over 400 airports that accommodate over 95 percent of the passenger and cargo traffic in North America, has announced that Bob Hope Airport will receive its 2009 Environmental Achievement Award for Environmental Management at its annual conference in Austin, TX in October.

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Technical Upgrade Underway on FAA Navigational Aids for Landing Aircraft at Bob Hope Airport

Repairs Expected to Be Completed First Week of August; Aircraft Approaching Burbank Airport from West May Fly Slightly Different Path

BURBANK, Calif., July 31, 2009 – Landing aircraft approaching Bob Hope Airport from the west that normally use the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) instrument landing system (ILS) to assist navigation are using alternate facilities while upgrades to the ILS are being performed, according to the FAA. 

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Airport Authority Commission Elects Pasadena Commissioner Joyce Streator as President for the Coming Year

Commissioner Frank Quintero of Glendale Chosen as Vice President; Commissioner Don Brown of Burbank Named Secretary

BURBANK, Calif., July 6, 2009 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport, has elected new officers to head the Authority Commission for a one year term from July 2009 through June 2010. The Commission elects officers each July.

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FAA Announces 30-Day Comment Period for Bob Hope Airport Part 161 Study

FAA "Notice of Proposed Access Restriction and Opportunity to Comment" Appears in Federal Register June 22, 2009

BURBANK, Calif., June 23, 2009 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a notice in the Federal Register June 22, 2009 opening a 30-day comment period on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s Part 161 Study and application to implement a nighttime curfew at Bob Hope Airport.  

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FAA Deems Bob Hope Airport Part 161 Study Complete

FAA to Publish Announcement in Federal Register; 
Official 180 Day Review Period Runs to November 1

BURBANK, Calif., May 29, 2009 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has received notice from the Federal Aviation Administration Acting Associate Administrator for Airports, Catherine M. Lang, that the Authority’s Part 161 Study and Application for a Proposed Curfew at Bob Hope Airport has been deemed complete.

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Related Document:

Click here for FAA letter.




Bob Hope Airport Initiates Environmental Review for Proposed Regional Intermodal Transit Center

Project Would Link Airport with Rail Line, Buses, Rental Cars, Cabs and Shuttles While Reducing Street Traffic Congestion — Elevated, Covered Moving Sidewalk Would Link Center with Airport Terminal

BURBANK, Calif., May 18, 2009 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport, has retained Ricondo and Associates for a fee of $94,450 to undertake the initial environmental review of a proposed regional intermodal transit center at the Airport that would provide access at a single point for air transport, Amtrak rail, Metrolink rail, buses, and rental cars to converge.

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Bob Hope Airport Will Resubmit Curfew Study to FAA

Airport Votes to Send Revised Document to FAA to Formally Complete Study and Clear Way for Review of Curfew Application

BURBANK, Calif., April 7, 2009 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has directed its consultants to file a revised version of the Authority’s Part 161 Study and Application for a Curfew at Bob Hope Airport to address comments received last month from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) following the initial submission of the Study in February.

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Related Document:

Revised Documentation in Support of a NEPA Categorical Exclusion Determination for a Proposed Curfew at Bob Hope Airport" submitted to the FAA May 5, 2009




Bob Hope Airport Launches New Platinum Valet Parking Service

Upgrade from Popular Gold Service to Include Express Drop-off and Pick-up, Guaranteed Covered Parking, Dedicated Attendant and Baggage Handling

BURBANK, Calif., March 30, 2009 — Bob Hope Airport will begin offering customers of its popular valet parking service a new Platinum Valet Service on April 1 that will feature key enhancements, including express drop-off, guaranteed covered parking, dedicated attendant and baggage handling, and express pick-up and cashier service.

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Emergency Drill to Be Held at Bob Hope Airport

Triennial Emergency Response Exercise Set for Thursday, March 26; Simulated Event Will Test Interagency Communication and Response Capabilities

BURBANK, Calif., March 23, 2009 -- The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority along with numerous local agencies will participate in a full-scale emergency response training exercise Thursday, March 26, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at Bob Hope Airport. The Airport is required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct such an exercise once every three years to test the Airport's readiness in case of a real incident.

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FAA Notifies Airport Authority that Part 161 Study Is Complete

Bob Hope Airport Part 161 Study Becomes First Application for Airport Access Restriction under Part 161 Deemed Complete by FAA Since Passage of Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990

BURBANK, Calif., March 6, 2009 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has received notice from the Federal Aviation Administration Acting Associate Administrator for Airports, Catherine Lang, in a March 5, 2009 letter that the Authority’s Part 161 Study and Application for a Proposed Curfew at Bob Hope Airport “meets the requirements for a complete application…except for one element of the environmental analysis.” Lang requested supplemental information within 30 days.

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Related Document:

FAA Letter




Airport Authority Adopts Part 161 Study – Submits Application to FAA for Full Nighttime Curfew

First Post-ANCA Stage 3 Restriction Proposed Under Part 161 Passes by Unanimous Vote of Nine-Member Authority; Application Documents Delivered to FAA

BURBANK, Calif., February 4, 2009 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority by unanimous vote on February 2 adopted the Part 161 Application for a proposed curfew at Bob Hope Airport prepared by Jacobs Consultancy, concluding a study process that has lasted over eight years and cost in excess of $6.5 million.

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Related Document:

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions on the Part 161 Study.




Airport Authority to Consider Part 161 Application for Full Nighttime Curfew at Next Meeting

Study and Application Revisions Following 2008 Public Comment Period Gain Airport Subcommittee Support for Adoption and Submittal to FAA

BURBANK, Calif., January 28, 2009 — Bob Hope Airport’s $6 million Part 161 Study and application for a full nighttime curfew from 10 p.m. to 6:59 a.m. moved a step closer to submission to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today when a subcommittee of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority – owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport – recommended that the full nine-member Authority Commission adopt a revised version of the study when it convenes February 2.

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Fog Causes Delays Friday Morning, January 2 – Check Your Airline for Updates

BURBANK, Calif., January 2, 2009 – Commercial airline flights were delayed three hours this morning due to heavy fog. Departures finally began at 9:56 a.m. This entry is being posted at 10:00 a.m. There have been numerous delays and some cancellations. Travelers are advised to monitor their airline's website for further information about specific flights.