How is Contra Costa County Airports marketing itself to remain competitive in the General Aviation airport market?

Airports staff is working on a series of planned informational videos to inform the general public about the benefits provided by Buchanan Field and Byron Airports and encourage pilots and prospective tenants to consider basing their aircraft at the Airports. The first video, Touch Down in the Bay Area, was completed in late 2014 and the second video, Learning to Fly, was completed in 2016. Learning to Fly focused on the process of earning a pilot’s license, and the various services and programs based at Contra Costa County Airports that make that goal easier to attain. Airports staff is also constantly improving the website to improve usability and functionality, including news and event features that users may subscribe to and remain apprised of current issues and events at the Airports. Airports staff has convened the Economic Development Incentive Program, a working group of the Airports’ stakeholders, to help prioritize projects and programs that will best market the Buchanan Field and Byron Airport.

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1. Are tours of Buchanan Field available to the public?
2. Can I reserve the Public Viewing Plaza for a private event?
3. Can you tell the plane that is flying over my residence to go somewhere else?
4. How can I book a flight from Buchanan Field?
5. How can I report a pilot performing aerobatic maneuvers near residential developments? What is Airports staff doing to address this issue?
6. How can I voice a concern or make a suggestion about improving Buchanan Field or Byron Airport?
7. How is Contra Costa County Airports marketing itself to remain competitive in the General Aviation airport market?
8. I am a pilot planning on flying to Buchanan Field. Where can I find information on Noise Abatement Procedures and preferred runways?
9. I have heard that the Contra Costa County Airports is improving Byron Airport with the plan to close Buchanan Field in the near future. Is this true?
10. If I rent space at Buchanan Field or Byron Airport, can I pay my bill online?
11. If there is no vacancy for hangars, why aren’t Buchanan Field and Byron Airport building more hangar space?
12. Is Buchanan Field close to Bay Area transportation?
13. Is flight training available at the County Airports?
14. Is skydiving available at Buchanan Field or Byron Airports?
15. There seems to be more and more noise coming from Buchanan Field. Have the number of flights increased recently?
16. What is Contra Costa County Airports doing to address aircraft noise?
17. What is the curfew for airplanes to arrive and depart at Buchanan Field?
18. What types of fuel are available at Buchanan Field and Byron Airports?
19. Where can I find information and rules regarding unmanned aircraft systems/drones?