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Brazil's business aviation community did a good job of handling traffic associated with Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Games.
Progress on a number of Brazilian airport projects has slowed, but bizav has benefitted from less competition with airline traffic.
The resolution, passed unanimously at the city council meeting August 23, calls for closing the airport and eliminating its two FBOs.
The city council is expected to vote on a resolution that would help it hasten the closure of Santa Monica Airport.
With no ABAG Yearbook for 2016, the only available source of Brazilian business aviation traffic data is from military air traffic control provider Decea.
The latest decision is the FAA's response to the city of Santa Monica's appeal in a complaint brought by airport tenants and operators.
China Southern and China Eastern to start move in 2019
The Rio Olympics opened this weekend without notable general aviation traffic flow issues, despite heightened security procedures.
The year-long project will launch in January, and will see the airport's main runway closed for nearly three months.
Investigation into cause continues