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The LGA Part 150 Technical Advisory Committee

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The LGA Part 150 Technical Advisory Committee

  Queens Quiet Skies has been appointed as a member of the LaGuardia Technical Advisory Committee for the Part 150 noise mitigation study. The Port Authority created Part 150 Technical Advisory Committees for each airport to get input on drawing the noise maps and mitigation. I thank the Port Authority Aviation Department for appointing us….

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報告:飛機飛過皇后區上空架次大幅增加

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報告:飛機飛過皇后區上空架次大幅增加

皇后區居民深受高分貝飛機噪音困擾,抗議之聲不斷。今天,公民權益組織「安靜天空」,發佈了一個報告,顯示飛機飛過皇后區的數據,更是驚人。來看詳細報導。 紐約州參議員Tony Avella:「作為附近的居民,我們都知道飛機噪音的問題,不過看到數據報告後,還是很震驚,這個數字上漲得非常過分。」 http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/b5/2016/08/31/a1283983.html

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

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Increases in LGA Departures Over Northeast Queens, Jackson Heights, & Woodside

This report will be the first in a series of releases that help to accomplish our stated goals. Through the expanded use of the Freedom of Information Act requests, QQS has acquired long desired data on NextGen flight routes like the TNNIS Climb as well as a wealth of data on both airports. Further, the…

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Geese Euthanized at JFK Airport

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Geese Euthanized at JFK Airport

JFK airport has initiated geese removal by euthanizing them. This is a good example on how airport officials deal with problems. A GooseWatch member cited that 50 geese were euthanized in a cruel manner. They failed to consider more humane approach such as firing blank shots to scare the geese or capture and release the…

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FAA Responds to Washington DC Airplane Noise

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FAA Responds to Washington DC Airplane Noise

We should remain positive that we could convince the FAA to provide the same peace of mind Washington DC gets. “FAA may alter Reagan National flight paths after noise complaints” posted by the Washington’s Top News is a prime example of how we can succeed in reducing airplane noise. We can achieve the same results…

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LaGuardia Airport’s New Taxiway

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LaGuardia Airport’s New Taxiway

DNA Info features new architectural renders of LaGaurdia Airport’s new taxiway. The airport is being built by Vantage Airport Group, Skanska, and Meridiam. Click on the link below for the pictures: https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160601/east-elmhurst/photos-walk-over-airplane-runways-at-new-laguardia-airport

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