Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Regional Airport’




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TSA finds hand grenade trailer hitch at SLO airport

The TSA recently found a hand grenade trailer hitch inside luggage at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport. The item was determined not to be an explosive, but it did crack the TSA’s list of the “Top 10 Most Unusual... (Continue reading)

Uber gets green light from SLO airport

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport has announced it will allow tech-savvy transportation company Uber to drop off and pick up travelers. [KCOY] Uber will join taxis, shuttle buses and limousines as one of the ground transportation services operating at... (Continue reading)

Homeowners sue county over well pollution

A group of about 50 San Luis Obispo residents plan to sue SLO County, alleging toxic chemicals dumped at the airport polluted their wells. Forty-eight residents, or 20 households, have already filed claims against the county, and more property owners... (Continue reading)

SLO airport suspected of polluting wells

Twelve wells near the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport contain levels of a chemical that exceed state limits. The chemical was previously used by the aircraft industry, and regulators suspect the airport property is the source of the pollution.... (Continue reading)

Lightning strike shuts down SLO airport

Lightning struck the air traffic control tower at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport on Wednesday, destroying key navigational equipment. The airport is currently closed during nighttime hours. [KSBY] The lightning strike damaged the airport’s navigation system and caused... (Continue reading)

Cancer causing chemicals found in SLO wells

The San Luis Obispo County Department of Public Health recently found a toxic compound in six of 10 wells tested in the Buckley Road area near the SLO airport. Of those, four wells had levels of Trichloroethene (TCE) above the... (Continue reading)

Second person killed in Central Coast plane crash

A second person died in a Thursday night plane crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County. The plane reportedly took off from an airport in  San Luis Obispo County en route to San Diego. Authorities found the body... (Continue reading)

Pilot killed in Central Coast plane crash

The pilot of a small plane that reportedly took off in San Luis Obispo died in a crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County Thursday night. Authorities have yet to determine the identity of the pilot. Responders were... (Continue reading)

Plane leaves SLO, crashes in Santa Barbara County

A small plane that reportedly departed from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport crashed late Thursday night in Santa Barbara County. [KSBY] At least one person was on the Cessna 182 when it crashed, authorities say. It is not yet... (Continue reading)

Caltrans tells SLO to rethink building homes near airport

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has warned the city of San Luis Obispo that it should reconsider its plan to allow the construction of high-density housing near the regional airport. In December, the city council voted 4-1, with Councilman... (Continue reading)



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