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Santa Monica Airport to shut for maintenance

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

September 19, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Santa Monica Municipal Airport will closed for four days beginning Sunday at 9 p.m. for runway maintenance.For decades, neighbors have complained about noise, air pollution and safety concerns regarding the airport.

Monday night, Santa Monica residents even hold a special vigil to celebrate the temporary closure.

Organizers said they want people to imagine a Westside that is permanently free of airport noise and pollution.

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