FAA Okays New Plane Departure Schedule Over Belle Harbor


Anti-Noise Program Launched Ahead Of Schedule Hundreds of JFK nighttime plane departures, formerly headed over Belle Harbor, are now diverted over an ocean inlet just west of the Rockaway peninsula by a space-age system, it was announced by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Citing the cooperation of the national Air Traffic Controllers Association, the FAA […]

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Sen. Schumer, what was he thinking?

| letters@queenscourier.com

Residents of Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and Auburndale have for two years been living under the terrible noise of the new take-off route out of LaGuardia Airport called the TENIS Climb. Planes fly low and often and create noise that precludes outdoor conversations, and even [indoor conversations through] open windows. Moreover, the expectation is that […]

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