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Aviation Pros – October 31, 2019 – Southwest Airlines Has a Plan to Ease Noise from Flights Into PWM

Posted on October 31, 2019


Southwest Airlines Has a Plan to Ease Noise from Flights Into PWM

Peter McGuire
October 31, 2019
Portland Press Herald, Maine (TNS)

Southwest Airlines will design a new approach into the Portland International Jetport in hopes of reducing aircraft noise that has triggered almost a thousand complaints from residential neighborhoods this year.

Members of the Jetport’s Noise Advisory Committee voted Wednesday to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to allow Southwest to develop a special approach channel to the airport.

The approach, which could be used at night but not in poor conditions, would avoid residential neighborhoods in South Portland by using …

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