Video on “Ground Runup Enclosure”

By Wednesday, June 7, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 3

This note and link to the PortsToronto video on the Ground Runup Enclosure, comes from Hal Beck, a neighbourhood member of the airport liaizon committee. Hi All,  attached is a link to a recent 4 minute video of the Ground Runup Enclosure (GRE)  recently constructed at Island Airport, containing some time lapse footage and technical info.  In ...

Another letter to Adam Vaughan

By Sunday, May 7, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Dear Adam: I recently heard of the sale of the 1.8 acre parcel of land at 30 Bay /60 Harbour Street to Oxford Properties with the proceeds going to Ports Toronto.  I’m extremely disappointed.  I was hoping that you and the Liberals would put a further crimp on the subsidies and support to the island airport.  ...

Huge Public Asset to be Sold by Ports Toronto: Federal Liberals Approve with No Community Input

By Thursday, May 4, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

(Editor's note: The issue of the sale of land by Ports Toronto has aroused great interest. We are publishing here a more complete version of the press release issued by CommunityAIR.) Press Release issued by CommunityAIR May 1, 2017 Today, Ports Toronto announced they have Federal Liberal approval for the sale of a massively valuable 1.8 acre ...

Climate change and airports

By Friday, February 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Will airports and air travel make it impossible to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the threat of climate change? Recently the City of Vienna in Austria refused to allow expansion of its airport for that very reason.