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FAA Responds to Washington DC Airplane Noise

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

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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Thank You to State Senator Tony Avella and MSP Fair Skies

Thank You to State Senator Tony Avella and MSP Fair Skies

Queens Quiet Skies has entered new territory along the help of State Senator Tony Avella. Taking cues fromĀ a superb Minnesota environmental group called MSP Fair Skies, we have submitted FOIA requests of the FAA through the Senator’s office. We will attempt to use the data in educating the public about our continuously changing airspace. Until…

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Airplane Noise Issue Draws Hundreds to Jackson Heights Town Hall

Airplane Noise Issue Draws Hundreds to Jackson Heights Town Hall

http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20151020/jackson-heights/hundreds-pack-town-hall-on-airplane-noise-jackson-heights ________________________________________________________________ Larger aircraft with more engines, at closer intervals, over more hours per day, at lower altitudes = an unlivable level and hazardous level of noise. Jackson Heights knows how to represent!

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The NY Times covers Queens Quiet Skies again!!

The NY Times covers Queens Quiet Skies again!!

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:      

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A Primer on Airplane Noise in Nassau County and NYC

A Primer on Airplane Noise in Nassau County and NYC

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