Press Releases

Airport Authority Commission Elects Pasadena Commissioner Terry Tornek as President for the Coming Year

BURBANK, Calif., July 18, 2017 – On Monday, July 17, 2017, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Hollywood Burbank Airport, elected new officers to head the Airport Authority Commission for a one-year term from July 2017 through June 2018. The Commission elects officers each July.

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Airport Authority Commission Authorizes Finalization and Submission of Human Health Risk Assessment

BURBANK, Calif., July 17, 2017 — At this morning’s Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority meeting, the Authority Commission authorized the finalization and submission of the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region; the State Office of Environmental Human Hazard Assessment; and the City of Burbank. Finalization and submission of the HHRA to the designated agencies is one of the steps in the replacement passenger terminal process and follows the Airport Authority’s submission of the Airport Layout Plan (ALP) to the Federal Aviation Administration on June 30.

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Pick-Up Point for Ridesharing Companies to Relocate to Terminal Ground Transportation Islands

BURBANK, Calif., July 13, 2017 — On Tuesday, July 18, the pick-up location for ridesharing companies that operate at Hollywood Burbank Airport, such as Uber, Lyft, Wingz, and Opoli, will be relocated from the ground level of the Short Term Parking Structure to the ground transportation island closest to the Terminal B entrance. This new pick-up point will provide increased convenience for passengers who use ridesharing apps to travel from the Airport, while also alleviating traffic congestion in the Short Term Parking Structure. Rideshare drivers can continue to drop off passengers at the terminal curb.

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Airport Authority President and Executive Director Update Burbank City Council on Replacement Terminal Progress

BURBANK, Calif., May 24, 2017 — At last night’s Burbank City Council meeting, Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority President Bill Wiggins and Executive Director Frank Miller provided a progress report on the Hollywood Burbank Airport’s 14-gate replacement passenger terminal, which Burbank voters overwhelmingly approved in November 2016.

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2017 Airport Tower Banner Student Art Contest Winners Announced

BURBANK, Calif., March 6, 2017 – The high school student winners of the Hollywood Burbank Airport 2017 Tower Banner Student Art Contest from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at today’s March 6, 2017, Airport Authority meeting. The winners were chosen from 183 entries across all three districts. Joining them were their art teachers and district art coordinators, along with many of the students’ proud parents.

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Hollywood Burbank Airport Employees and Tenants Raise Funds and Donations for Communities in Need

BURBANK, Calif., February 6, 2017 — Hollywood Burbank Airport staff and tenants collectively raised over $13,000 for local charities during the 2016 holiday season. The Airport’s Holiday Charity Committee, comprised of Airport staff, held luncheon fundraisers for the Pasadena Police Activities League (PAL) as part of the Airport’s annual holiday charity drive, while the Burbank Airport Firefighters Local I-61 union raised proceeds for the Disney Cancer Center at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. The union also collected toys for the Spark of Love Toy Drive Fund, sponsored by ABC7 and Southern California Firefighters.

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