FoMA's autumn meeting 2010
Press release 12 November 2010
Friends of Malmi Airport Society
Available for publication
|Upon receiving FoMA's Certificate of Honor from Chairman Raine Haikarainen, Tuomas Kuosmanen (at left) told the audience about the photographs in the new FoMA wall calendar 2011.|
The statutory autumn meeting of Friends of Malmi Airport Society was held on 11 November. The events of the year 2010 and the activities of the Society were recapitulated, and the economic plan and activities for the next year were presented and approved.
The foremost issues discussed were the State's withdrawal from the environmental impact assessment of the general aviation airfield of Helsinki region, and the present revising of the Uusimaa regional plan.
A new Board for the next season was also elected at the meeting. Dr. Raine Haikarainen will continue as Chairman. Ms. Sirkku Huisko has asked to retire from the Board in 2011, and will be replaced by Mrs. Eija Korjula. The other retiring members of the Board were re-elected.
The Friends of Malmi Airport Certificate of Honor No. 7 was awarded to Mr. Tuomas Kuosmanen for the valuable publicity work he has done for Malmi Airport through his skillful photography.
The Friends of Malmi Airport Society is a non-profit citizens' association founded in 2002 to support and develop the operational preconditions of the historic Airport. The Society has about 900 members and its petition to save Malmi Airport has at the moment been signed by more than 54.000 people.