Van Nuys Airport

Super Scoopers in Van Nuys.

LA Firefighters Welcome 2 Super Scooper Airplanes

The Los Angeles Fire Department is ramping up its aerial firefighting arsenal.


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Van Nuys Airport Partners With School District For Science Initiative

Van Nuys Airport and the Los Angeles Unified School District are enriching the caliber of science education for public school students.



Pilot Makes Safe Landing At Van Nuys After Engine Failure

A small plane was able to make a safe landing at the Van Nuys Airport on Saturday afternoon after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit following an engine failure.


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Strong Winds Topple Billboard, Trees, Power Lines Across San Fernando Valley

Strong winds swept through the San Fernando Valley Friday night and Saturday, reaching gusts of up to 60 mph, National Weather Service.


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Pilot Killed In Lake Balboa Plane Crash Described By Friend As Renowned Scientist

A coroner’s official late Friday released the identity of the pilot killed when a small plane crashed near Van Nuys Airport.


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Suspect Flees Police By Running Into Van Nuys Airport

Police were pursuing a suspect in a stolen vehicle Wednesday night when he crashed the car and ran inside the Whiteman Airport in Van Nuys.


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Alternative Storage Solutions Requested For 30-Foot Pile Of Asphalt Near Van Nuys Airport

In response to complaints from Lake Balboa residents and businesses about a 30-foot pile of pulverized asphalt at the Van Nuys Airport, the Los Angeles City Council instructed city staff Tuesday to come up with solutions and different storage sites.


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Best Helicopter Tours In Los Angeles

From the mountains to the sea and everywhere in between, a wide range of tours given by adventurous whirlybird companies operating in the vicinity of Los Angeles will surely have your attention as your thrill ride plays out.

CBS Los Angeles–09/21/2013

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Van Nuys Airport Awarded Grant To Re-Do Main Runway

Van Nuys Airport was awarded an $18.4 million grant for reconstruction, officials announced Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/07/2012

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Curfew Attempt At Burbank, Van Nuys Airports Fails

The House of Representatives have rejected a federal legislative amendment that would have allowed two San Fernando Valley airports to impose nighttime flight curfews to reduce overnight airplane noise.


San Fernando Valley Airports May Have Flight Curfews

Three California congressmen have introduced legislation to allow two San Fernando Valley airports to ban night-time flights in response to surrounding residents’ complaints of noise.

CBS Los Angeles–02/28/2011

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Jet Skids Off Runway At Van Nuys Airport

A twin-engine jet has skidded off a runway at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles. The jet came to rest intact Friday afternoon in a dirt area of the general aviation airport in the San Fernando Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2011

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Suspicious Truck Reported Under Tunnel Near Van Nuys Airport

An “out of place” flatbed truck left under a tunnel near Van Nuys Airport raised enough concern for the Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad to deploy investigators Thursday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2011