Development at old airport...
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The past couple of weeks, I have noticed earthwork activity at the old airport, and thought nothing of it thinking that someone was building a house or something on the property. It has recently come to my attention that in fact the earthwork is to make the runway usable again, and that there are plans for Red Tail Aviation to fly out of there while Canyonlands Airport is being expanded.

The developer who owns the adjacent properties is planning on building a high-end, “fly-in” community around the old airport. As a resident of the area, this concerns me, as one of the reasons that I purchased out there was the peace and quiet. I have not noticed any public notices for hearings either in your publication, or in the others that serve the Moab area. Did I miss something? I don’t think that anyone but the developer actually knows what is going on with that property, and I bet a lot of the neighbors aren’t going to like it.

—Richard Lemus


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