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Opposition grows to Miramar as joint-use airport

The vote on a new airport site isn't until November, but opponents of using Miramar as a joint-use airport are gearing up for battle now. They're kicking off a fundraising campaign tonight to get the

The vote on a new airport site isn't until November, but opponents of using Miramar as a joint-use airport are gearing up for battle now. They're kicking off a fundraising campaign tonight to get the word out on what they say are the dangers of joint-use at Miramar. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.

The group called "Support Our Military: No on Miramar" says national security and public safety is at stake.

Retired Navy Rear Admiral Bruce Boland is a member of the group's executive committee. He says the campaign will use the money it raises to of The air operations at Miramar are not scheduled and often carry ordinances.

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Boland: "Mixing airplanes together, both commercial and tactical aviation is inherently unsafe, speeds, patterns, and things such as that."

Beth Ford Roth, KPBS news.