1947: Residents Heard on Coast Strip

“Coastside residents opposed to flying (words unreadable) Moss Beach air strip abandoned after World War II today had received the board of supervisors’ assurance that no action will be taken toward county operation of the field without their concurrence in such plans.

Moss Beach property owners have registered strenuous protests with the board against operation over their homes of craft connected with the instruction school now utilizing the strip.

While word is awaited from the U.S. government on terms of c county operation, the board proposed that Moss Beach residents submit in writing conditions of county maintenance that would be favorable to them.

Plans call for county lease of the strip to private operators under (can’t read the words) principal uses of the field would be as an emergency base for air passengers and freight traffic.


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