Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 4:33 PM - For Immediate Release
Give yourself extra time to get to SMF between 3-10 p.m. Wednesday, June 1
SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento Jet Center has agreed to host a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. Doors to the event will open at 4 p.m. Traffic on I-5 and Airport Boulevard could be quite heavy from 3-10 p.m. Visitors are advised to allow an extra 30 minutes to get to and from the airport and to watch for traffic directions and signage from the California Highway Patrol.
The rally is expected to draw approximately 5,000 attendees to a hangar at the Sacramento Jet Center, 5885 Flightline Circle. The airport is facilitating a joint-agency response to stage a safe and secure event and to ensure that normal flight operations are not adversely affected. The Sacramento Jet Center is a tenant of the Department of Airports.
The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit sacramento.aero.