Federal Aviation Administration

Update: San Diego Airport/FAA Next Gen/Metroplex noise

Update: San Diego Airport/FAA Next Gen/Metroplex noise

On March 28, Quiet Skies La Jolla reported about the status of efforts to address the increased commercial jet noise from San Diego airport caused by the Federal Aviation Administration 's (FAA) new Next Gen Metroplex flight departure and landing paths around San Diego. Several developments have occurred since our last report:

Background: The FAA completed its implementation of the Next Gen/Metroplex navigation system at SDIA in March 2017, creating concentrated jet "superhighways" adjacent to and over La Jolla. Many La Jolla residents immediately reported hearing disturbing, loud, and sustained commercial jet noise that interferes with the quiet...

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