Don’t forget to take the pledge to NOT FLY on October 24th, 2015. Please go to http://noflyday.org/ to take the pledge and join the cause. Several groups in Phoenix, Santa Cruz, Minneapolis and elsewhere will be conducting simultaneous rallies on No Fly Day.
Please consider joining us at these upcoming events! ____________________________________________________________________ NY Community Aviation Roundtable Meeting. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Queens Borough Hall Room 200, located at Queens Boulevard, 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Kew Gardens, New York 11424. _______________________________________________________________________ Queens Quiet Skies Meeting. Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:30AM. The meeting will take place […]
Greetings NextGen noise sufferers, Environmental Science Associates (ESA), the primary consultant on the FAR PART 150 study, has begun collecting flight track data for this critically important study. Additionally, the Port Authority – in collaboration with the FAA, the Community Aviation Roundtable, and industry stakeholders – has convened a Technical Advisory Committee to oversee the project and assure […]
NY Times author Kirk Semple recently interviewed Janet McEneaney about the ongoing Part 150 study for LaGuardia airport. Big thanks to the Times!! Read the whole article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/22/nyregion/engaging-in-a-softer-conversation-about-the-roar-from-new-yorks-airports.html?_r=0
November 17, 2014 1. What is the Problem? The problem in Northeast Queens is primarily a new, low altitude, NextGen flight route called TNNIS. The route was implemented in an area that *NEVER* had a permanent flight route over it’s 200,000 residents before. It’s predecessor, the Flushing Climb, was used only during the US Open, […]
NOVEMBER 18, 2014 2 COMMENTS POSTED COMMENTS FROM MARILYN CHAPATEAU SOLUTIONS – JFK Noise Mitigation 1. Change the ‘Runway Rotations” more frequently than 8 hours, especially in the overnight, evenings and early mornings so the same areas aren’t impacted at the same time most days. 2. Make arrivals come in at higher altitudes. 3. Departures […]
A group of representatives from Queens Quiet Skies and other organizations in Queens and Nassau County met with U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer on October 10th regarding our concerns about airplane noise. The Senator was surprised that we had not yet been talking to the FAA via a functional Roundtable. Because we don’t have the kind […]
This coverage of the Cunningham Park rally from David Schwartzman of Newsday. http://www.newsday.com/long-island/250-rally-against-jet-noise-fuel-odor-from-laguardia-jfk-airports-1.9310536