This came as a big shock to the manager of Sunset Bar, where plane-spotters sit for hours eating and drinking and posing for selfies as planes roar by. These visitors are a major part of Sunset Bar’s business, but Melissa, who did not want to give her last name, was unaware of the government’s announcement. She said the restaurant was not asked to contribute to the planned changes.
“It’s impossible” to close the road, she said. “It’s the only road that leads to a neighborhood.”
Phone calls to government offices went unanswered and an email seeking comment was not returned.