The community response from NextGen implementation plans suggests something is not right. It would seem advisable for the FAA to adopt a more proactive approach.
The letter from Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on the DEN Metroplex noise impact may get the fleeting attention of the FAA, but it provides the FAA with no substantive guidance among difficult alternatives.
The Longmont airport noise tactic shows that by being positive, explaining not only the policy, but the basis for the rules and being responsive works.
While airport noise has been reduced, the level of complaints have increased. Recent research shows a correlation between certain sounds and “noise rage.” a phenomenon called misophonia.
The FAA and the world’s CAAs use objective criteria to assess noise experienced around airports. The voices of individuals may be the basis for further examination of the data to see if here is any anomaly, but they do not constitute a determinative “vote.”
Andrea Castillo, program manager at the Mercatus Center, wrote a scholarly journal concluding the FAA is blocking supersonic travel. It is well researched and convincing, but deficient after critical analysis.
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