Travelers at the Santa Maria Public Airport are now enjoying one more benefit at Central California’s most convenient airport.  SMX has installed a flight information display system which provides targeted, real-time data that is extremely accurate.   As one of the first airports in the nation to use this technology, the Santa Maria Public Airport […]

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Work is expected to begin this fall on a long-awaited runway extension project at Santa Maria Public Airport. A unanimous Santa Maria Public Airport District Board of Directors approved a contract last week with Granite Construction for the first phase of a runway and taxiway extension development. Funded by a Federal Aviation Administration grant, the […]

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About 8,500 people attended this year’s Thunder Over the Valley air show at the Santa Maria Public Airport, according to the event organizer. Although a final tally for the weekend is pending, the total for Saturday and Sunday is at least 3,500 more than in 2009 and roughly 1,000 more than in 2008, said Mike […]

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