The Measure D claim is “a 100 percent fabrication,” according to a statement issued by SMC’s Senior Director of Government Relations & Institutional Communications, Donald Girard.
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The Measure D campaign has been falsely claiming that Santa Monica Airport “protects” the airspace above Santa Monica, keeping commercial aviation at higher altitudes. In reality, it’s not the Santa Monica airport that requires this–it’s the geography of the region and the orientation of the LAX runways.
Watch as our chairman and longtime Sunset Park resident, John Fairweather, dispells the lies and distortions by Measure D spokesperson, Christian Fry.
If building heights were constrained by the FAR 77 as Measure D proponents claim, our city could consist largely of glass and concrete canyons. Fortunately this, like all their other fear mongering tactics, is a lie, and building heights are set by local city zoning.
Measure D supporters claim the financial impact of Santa Monica Airport is far greater than it really is. Here’s City Manager Ron Gould saying that in reality, it’s only equivalent to a “medium-sized strip mall.”