Airstrip Advocacy

Losing access to our backcountry airports is probably the most looming danger toward our type of flying. Luckily, there are people within the community who are fighting hard to protect your right to use public lands.

John McKenna, founder and president of the RAF, shares his vison and outlook for the accomplishments of the foundation, and the mission ahead.
By Matt S / June 19, 2013

Why airstrip advocacy?

Backcountry airstrips that lie amidst undeveloped and pristine lands are some of our most valuable assets, and allow us roadless access to our treasured national wilderness. We know we're responsible users of these lands, but the perception to many is the opposite.

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