Authority Opposes City of Los Angeles Attempt to Shift Daytime Noisy Jets to Bob Hope Airport from V

Van Nuys Attempts to Circumvent Federal Law; Underestimates Number of Noisy Jets that Would Shift to Burbank

BURBANK, Calif., November 3, 2008 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, voted today to go on record opposing the “Van Nuys Airport Noisier Aircraft Phaseout Project,” the subject of a draft Environmental Impact Report currently out for public comment from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).  The Authority will instead support any efforts by Van Nuys Airport for a nighttime curfew identical to the curfew being proposed for Bob Hope Airport.

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