Officials Unveil Flushing Airplane Noise Data, Call for Quieter Skies

Elected officials and community activists unveil new airplane noise data in Flushing.  As NY1’s Shannan Ferry explains, they’re calling on aviation agencies to reduce the noise.

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N. Hempstead Asks FAA to Redirect Air Traffic

The Town of North Hempstead wants the Federal Aviation Administration to redirect their air traffic so residents can live in peace.

Residents are continuously calling the Town due to the incessant aircraft noise occurring over their communities, according to Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth.

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FAA planning to authorize new approach to Newark Airport

This means some random community will be targeted without warning, and will be subjected to the non-stop barrage of low flying arrivals that we already see here in Nassau.  This new approach will impede arrivals onto JFK runway 13L, which will also mean, more arrivals over runway 22 that loop around Long Island.

*13L is used in combination with 22R/L when JFK is using 3-runway configuration.

Representative Grace Meng has sent a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta voicing her concerns, also signed by Rep. Joe Crowley, Rep. Greg Meeks, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, and Rep. Steve Israel.

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Nassau Residents against FAA / PANYNJ airplane abuse