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South Coast Airport Looking At Major Expansion Project


A South Coast airport is working on a major expansion plan to help ease a lack of hangar space.

Ventura County officials are considering a proposal to add 100,000 square feet of commercial hangar space at Camarillo Airport.  RKR Incorporated wants to build four hangars and office space on a vacant six acre chunk of land on the northeast end of the airport. 

Ventura County’s Department of Airports put out a request for proposals on projects on the site, but after failing to get a response started directly negotiating with RKR.

The plan calls for the company to spend at least $20 million dollars building the project, and to pay nearly $20,000 a month in rent.  The proposal is set to go to Ventura County Supervisors for their consideration Tuesday.

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