About 22 miles across the sea from California, an island’s old runway gets a makeover from an unusual work crew. "Potholes and loose pavement fragments on runway.” So notes the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association airport directory, describing the condition of Catalina Island’s only aviation facility. In early January, 120 Marines from Wing Support Squadron 317, based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, landed on Catalina with 500 tons of construction equipment to make repairs. 
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