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Santa Monica doesn't need its dangerous, polluting airport
Santa Monica doesn't need its dangerous, polluting airport

To the editor: The Santa Monica Airport is hardly "crucial to transportation in the region." There are only 300 privileged users who fly out of the airport on any given day. Contrast that with the Big Blue Bus that serves 80,000 daily users. ("Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport," Editorial, Nov. 9) Santa Monica is not some isolated backwoods without a nearby airport. The region is well served by airports in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, Burbank, Torrance, Hawthorne, Compton, Long Beach, Pacoima and El Monte. A jetport in a dense city of about 90,000 residents that serves so few users no longer makes sense for Santa Monica or for the region. Michael Brodsky, Santa...

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