A six-month project to retrofit lighting and perform maintenance in a big parking garage at Sacramento International Airport will require individual garage floors to close and could fill the structure to capacity.

Icy weather Monday has caused afternoon flights to Sacramento International Airport to be delayed or cancelled.

Federal investigators have determined bad workmanship caused a five-foot roof section of a Southwest Airlines jet to rip en route from Phoenix to Sacramento two years ago, forcing an emergency landing and causing two minor injuries.

Nineteen months after its gala opening, the Sacramento airport's new $1 billion terminal is a modern, stylish showpiece that often feels empty. It's up to John Wheat, a 30-year veteran of airports, to make it bustle.

Sacramento International Airport officials said the facility was largely unaffected Monday by the air traffic controller furloughs blamed for a cascade of flight delays on the East Coast.

No air traffic controllers? No problem.

After months of discussion, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a contract for airport taxi service for the same company, Sacramento Independent Taxi Owners Association.

In an abrupt about-face, Sacramento County has backed away from a controversial plan to jettison its federal airport screeners and replace them with private security company employees.

With Thanksgiving a day away, gas prices are heading down and the number of Californians traveling is going up.

The impact of Hurricane Sandy on local business and commerce has been fairly light.

Sacramento International Airport has closed nearly 2,000 spots in its economy parking lot, officials said. That section of the lot had been in temporary use; it is in deteriorated condition and is subject to flooding.

G. Hardy Acree, the executive who preached thinking big while overseeing Sacramento International Airport's $1 billion expansion, has announced his retirement after 13 years as head of the county airport system.

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