Preserve and enhance the value of Reid-Hillview Airport
for the surrounding community and Silicon Valley
to read the Historical Background on the Threat of
Why You Should Care
Reid-Hillview serves as a base for Emergency Services
and Disaster Recovery Operations for the entire Silicon Valley and is
used by agencies such as CALFIRE, CHP, PG&E, SJ Police, and
CalDART. FEMA’s 7.9
earthquake planning for the bay area’s San Andreas
Fault shows the freeway system crashing –Reid-Hillview is a
critical lifeline to the outside world to bring in first
responders, food, medical personnel and supplies.
The airport also facilitates the evacuation of those
needing extra care and medical attention.
Reid-Hillview increases safety, reduces delays, and allows
future continued growth at San Jose International (SJC) by
relieving approximately 160,000 flights each year
Reid Hillview is
indispensable partner with San Jose
State, California’s only state university providing a four
year degree in Aviation Technology, Airport Operations, or a
Professional Flight Career.
This affordable pathway to good careers would be
seriously jeopardized if Reid-Hillview was forced to close.
Reid Hillview supports hundreds of skilled, high paying jobs
on the airport and in the community, and is the preferred
gateway for other small businesses that use aviation to
reach Silicon Valley.
Over 2000 free flights have been provided to local youth
through the EAA
Young Eagles program headquartered at Reid Hillview,
inspiring numerous local teens, many from the area’s lowest
socio-economic communities, to find a rewarding career in
People throughout the county and state receive free
transportation for medical care via Angel Flight’s
pilots from Reid Hillview’s Pilots n Paws fly
vulnerable animals between shelters, rescue organizations
and adopters across in California and the US.
Who We Are
are business owners and employees at the airport, first
responders, law enforcement, fire departments, educators,
non-profits, executives and employees in the county who rely
We are public leaders, pilots, and concerned citizens
who support the mission to “Preserve and Enhance
Reid-Hillview’s Value to the Community”
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