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aha! announces nonstop flights to Santa Rosa from Reno-Tahoe hub

Travelers can take advantage of $49* introductory fares in celebration RENO, Nev., May 3, 2022 -- aha!, powered by veteran ExpressJet Airlines, announced nonstop service between Reno and Santa Rosa, Calif. beginning July 14, 2022 – connecting the urban heart of the wine country and the “Biggest Little City in the World.” “Reno has been a long requested and sought-after market from STS, and we are looking forward to a great partnership connecting these two great destinations,” said Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport Manager Jon Stout. aha! will fly to the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport two times a week with 50-seat Embraer ERJ145 regional jets. With the addition of Santa Rosa aha! will serve 10 cities with nonstop flights from its hub and home base at Reno-Tahoe...

Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport hosts local leaders, officials for ‘Topping Off’ of new terminal building

SANTA ROSA, CA – County of Sonoma leaders and officials with the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport were joined by Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Jared Huffman (CA-02) today for a special ‘Topping Off’ ceremony to finalize the structural framework of the airport’s new terminal building. The traditional “Builder’s Rite” construction trade celebration marks the placement of a signed steel beam that makes up the final framing the new airport terminal. “The Charles M. Schulz Airport is a gateway to our beautiful communities, and people from around the world travel here for our world-class food and wine,” said Rep. Thompson. “I was proud to help the Charles M. Schulz Airport receive $10 million in funding from the FAA Airport Improvement Project, and it is incredible to see...

Sonoma County and ForeFront Power Complete a 963 kilowatt Solar Energy Portfolio at Airport and Nearby Fleet Facility

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Feb. 28, 2022 – The County of Sonoma has partnered with ForeFront Power, a leading developer and asset manager of commercial and industrial-scale solar energy and storage projects, to build a 963 kilowatt (kW) solar energy portfolio at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS), as well as at the Sonoma County Fleet Operations Building at 709 Russell Avenue in Santa Rosa. Through a five-year collaboration with the County, ForeFront Power installed an 884 kW solar canopy in the Airport parking lot, and a 79 kW rooftop solar array at the Fleet Building.   ForeFront Power analyzed the Airport's annual electrical consumption and designed a solar energy system to cover all of the Airport's electrical energy needs. They developed a solar parking canopy comprising...