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Chico airport used as an air base to fight wildfires

Chico airport used as an air base to fight wildfires

Austin Herbaugh

August 24, 2015


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Fourteen major wildfires are burning across California, leaving thousands of acres charred and covering much of the state in a blanket of smoke. Resources are being pulled from all over California to fight the wildfires, and the Chico Municipal Airport plays a key role as an air base in the firefight."T...

Chico airport ends passenger flights

Chico airport ends passenger flights

Lana Goddu

September 23, 2014


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The Chico Municipal Airport will no longer provide passenger flight services starting Dec. 2.SkyWest, an airline company in partnership with United Airlines, was the only flight service connected to the Chico airport and decided to end its services.The company said fuel costs, maintenance, government r...

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