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Runway Safety Work Could Cause Delays at SFO

February 3, 2014 | 7:00 am

Runway Safety Work Could Cause Delays at SFO

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Big SFO runway project will add runway features for planes that accidentally overshoot tarmac.

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San Francisco Firefighter Files Claim Against City Over Asiana Incident

January 28, 2014 | 8:37 am

San Francisco Firefighter Files Claim Against City Over Asiana Incident

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She accuses Fire Department supervisors of discrimination because she is African American and a lesbian.

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Asiana Pilot Was ‘Very Concerned’ About Landing at SFO Before Crash

December 11, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Asiana Pilot Was ‘Very Concerned’ About Landing at SFO Before Crash

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Safety board holds hearing as report says pilot was nervous about landing without a key guidance system.

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San Francisco Airport Officials Issue ‘Lessons Learned’ in Asiana Crash

November 20, 2013 | 1:09 pm

San Francisco Airport Officials Issue ‘Lessons Learned’ in Asiana Crash

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SFO says it can improve its medical response. Findings don’t address death of girl who survived crash.

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Video Makes Time Spent at San Francisco Airport Actually Look Appealing

September 25, 2013 | 5:30 am

Video Makes Time Spent at San Francisco Airport Actually Look Appealing

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Time-lapse, neon-tinged video of SFO, set to Charlie Parker

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San Francisco Airport Delays to Continue

July 9, 2013 | 11:25 am

San Francisco Airport Delays to Continue

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Update Wednesday: The latest from the FAA: Due to CLOSED RUNWAY, there is a Traffic Management Program in effect for traffic arriving San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA (SFO). This is causing some arriving flights to be delayed an average of 2 hours and 28 minutes. More on the airport’s current status here. Update […]

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July 8, 2013 | 10:14 am

SFO Delays Continue After Asiana Airlines Crash

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(Bay City News) Travelers at San Francisco International Airport continue to face flight delays and cancellations today, though fewer than the airport saw over the weekend following the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash, an airport duty manager said. Airport Duty Manager Shannon Wilson said there is a roughly 90-minute delay on arrivals at SFO […]

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Airliner Crashes at San Francisco International Airport

July 6, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Airliner Crashes at San Francisco International Airport

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Update: Read the latest on the Flight 214 Crash Investigation 8:00 p.m. Update: All passengers now have been accounted for: 182 at hospitals, 123 at the airport uninjured, and two dead, according to officials. For overnight coverage and updates about the crash, there are pages at Yahoo News and Google News. For travel information at […]

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May 7, 2013 | 3:37 pm

San Francisco Supervisor Campos Giving Up on Renaming SFO for Harvey Milk

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco lawmaker said Tuesday that he has abandoned a proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk and instead plans to pursue getting an airport terminal named in Milk’s honor. Supervisor David Campos said he gave up on the idea of putting a […]

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July 17, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Delays at San Francisco Airport

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Mike McCarron, Director of Community Affairs for SFO, says flights are delayed anywhere from a few minutes to an hour-and-a-half because of low visiblity due to fog. Flights less than two hours in length are the most impacted. “On a clear day we can land 60 planes an hour, on a foggy day you can […]

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