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New Welcome Sign at Nevada County Airport

If you’ve been at the intersection of Loma Rica and Brunswick Roads recently, you probably noticed a new sign. That sign is a welcome to the Nevada County Airport, and a lot of craftsmanship and private donations went into it. Airport Director Lee Ocker says it was almost entirely privately funded…

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And they did. The local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Ninety-Nines Association of Women Pilots also contributed, along with resources from CalFire, the U-S Forest Service, and other airport supporters. The sign is kind of like something you’d see in the National Forest, and was mostly done by hand, with a little help from a computerized cutting machine…

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The airport did pay for the permits and some of the materials. The sign is up now. There’s a little landscaping still to be done around it, and Ocker says there will be a dedication ceremony for it, coming up in the near future.

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