Federal authorities said fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a small plane that had lost contact with traffic controllers over California Sunday.
Construction has resumed on the new control tower at Oakland International Airport. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-California, who came to the airport Tuesday, warned that work could stop again unless Congress meets another funding deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration.
A small airplane made an emergency landing on a dirt road near East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
There is some bad news for consumers who thought they were going to catch a break after they paid airfare ticket taxes before the July 23rd partial Federal Aviation Administration shutdown and flew on or after that date.
With the end of the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration last week, work is expected to resume on hundreds of airport construction projects across the country, including a new control tower at Oakland International Airport.
Construction of a new air traffic control tower at Oakland International Airport will take some time to resume even after President Barack Obama signed a bill reauthorizing funding for the Federal Aviation Administration.
The three major airports in the Bay area all have projects that have been impacted by the FAA partial shutdown. So word of a bipartisan agreement to end the stalemate is very welcome news.
Airlines have been reluctant to refund the federal taxes collected illegally after the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Oakland International Airport showed off the latest technology being used to keep the skies safe Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Interstate 280 in Woodside turned into a runway when a small plane needed to make an emergency landing.