With Sea-Tac nearly maxed out, where to land a new airport?

Paine Field is certain to be studied by a state commission looking for a “relief valve” or replacement. by Jerry Cornfield Monday, November 4, 2019 1:30am Herald Business JournalLocal NewsAviation and spaceEverettMukilteoPaine Field OLYMPIA — One day in the not-too-distant future, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will be maxed-out for passengers and cargo. But the number of

Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission Members

Voting Members Representative of commercial service airports and ports –County with a population of two million or more Jeffrey Brown Representative of commercial service airports and ports –Port in eastern WA with a runway of at least 13,500’ in lengthStroud Kunkle Representative of commercial service airports and ports –Commercial service airport in eastern WA located

Washington State Department Of Transportation Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission

The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission was created by the Legislature and tasked WSDOT Aviation to provide staff support for coordinating and administering the commission and technical assistance as requested by commission members. By January 1, 2022 the commission will develop recommendations to meet Washington state critical aviation system capacity needs. In addition to recommending a new

Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission (Video)

Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission
October 30, 10:00 am

Agenda: Welcome/agenda review (introductions, binder orientation, defining the problem), highlights from legislation, Committee business (discussion of proposed charter, member responsibilities/nominations of chair & vice chair, overview of technical group topics), setting the stage/previous studies, discussion (Does the definition of commercial aviation make sense for this effort? Does the charge to the commission make sense? Workflow? Are there other studies or data that the commission should be looking at? Anything else?), next steps/adjourn.

Public Comment on SB5370: It’s about real competition

Public comment from House Transportation Committee, reviewing Karen Kaiser’s Senate Bill SSB5370. We’re now in the phase where the House Committee reviews the Senate vaersion and vice versa to (hopefully) come to agreed upon final versions which can be voted on. One possible speed bump. The Dept. Of Aviation rep. commented that his Dept. and

Well that’s a relief! SB5370

TVW Video (1:45:00) Just a quick note to give followers a bit of the sausage making in those whole boring process of SB5370. One nice thing about State business is that even the Executive Sessions are available on video. Ironically, this is one of their arguments against having full transparency of all documents. At the

What’s Not To Like? HB1683

So I was back in Olympia last Thursday, this time at the House Transportation Committee to comment on HB1683, the companion to SB5370 which we talked about last time. TVW Video House Transportation Committee Feb 7 3:30PM (HB1683 begins @ 43:00) I made my feeble comments along with Des Moines City Councilor Traci Buxton and

Our Co-dependent Love Affair SB5370

TVW Video (Discussion & Comments 40:00) Have you ever been in a relationship that you knew was bad for you? And not just you, I mean for both of you? But for any number of reasons, you just keep slugging it out, year after year. You (or they) keep telling yourself all the reasons it’s