I Think We Are Ready For A Sandy Springs Airport!

March 24, 2008 at 9:06 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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airport.jpegI really wish there was an airport in Sandy Springs. I think that every growing city needs a nice airport to help it grow. PDK (DeKalb Peachtree Airport) is a great asset that adds to the community. (There are many people who would disagree) I am biased since I love going to the airport and watching the planes taking off and landing. I am a self described airplane nut. I like everything airplanes.

According to the FAA, Sandy Springs has 109 registered aircraft owners and 271 licensed pilots (not including student pilots). I think this would be a great start to argue that all these aircraft owners and pilots need an airport close to where they live. Politically, these owners and pilots would be a great demographic for any aspiring local politician. Maybe Mayor Galambos and our fine Sandy Springs City Council will put aside their work to find a plush nice City Hall home and start buying some acreage to put a nice airport with a 6000 ft runway that can handle many types of aircraft. A crosswind runway would be nice as well. I think we can make the surrounding areas green space as well. We can call it Sandy Springs City Airport (SSC).

Do you think we need an airport?


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  1. Hi! Don’t you think that PDK is pretty close by? We love their “new” park and playground. Having grown up where there wasn’t an airport until you got to the “big city,” I always thought that having PDK and airplanes to watch was a big deal!

    Have a great day!

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