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 …