Every spring, when windows reopen after a long winter and throughout the summer our office receives receives complaints from residents about helicopter noise.
The Wall Street Journal describes an idea coming out of our local efforts to reduce airplane noise. National recognition for the contributions of Belmont’s Myron Kassaraba and a broad collaboration including Massport, Adriana Poole and the Boston West Fair Skies group, the 33L Municipal Working Group, local legislators and, importantly, Congresswoman Katherine Clark. In case […]
The International Center for Air Transportation (ICAT) at MIT has been studying noise from overhead airplanes in the communities surrounding Logan Airport, with a goal of recommending procedural modifications to Massport and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to reduce the impact of the flight paths. The study has included extensive outreach via community meetings, […]
Materials from 7/25 meeting.
On May 5th, 2017, a meeting of the Massport CAC Aviation Subcommittee was held at Massport. The major topic was an update from Massport and the MIT team working on the previously announced RNAV Study (http://bit.ly/2qaUrTY). John Hansman from MIT’s Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment who is leading the study team provided an update […]
Depending on the weather, Belmont, Watertown and Brighton may experience more audible overflights from Logan in late May and June.