Progress on Airplane Noise Reduction

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 […]

Update on Airplane Noise Reduction Recommendations

  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, […]

Update on Massport CAC Aviation Subcommittee Meeting – RNAV Study

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 […]