Runway Lighting Out of Service
updated: Sep 15, 2013, 9:08 AM
Source: City of Santa Barbara
On Saturday, September 14th at 7:35pm, the Santa Barbara Airport's runway lighting
system for runway 7-25 was rendered out of service. Appropriate notifications were
made to the airlines and general aviation aircraft. Airport maintenance staff
responded and at 9:13pm the runway lighting systems were restored.
Arrivals from San Francisco and Denver were diverted and the Portland flight was
cancelled. Departures from the airport were delayed up to two hours.
Passengers who have flights departing in the morning should call their airline to
verify the status of their flight.
The cause of the outage is being assessed.
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