Federal Aviation Administration

Airplane noise sub-committee drafts recommendations: Full presentation scheduled for October

A sub-committee operating under the San Diego Airport Noise Advisory Committee (ANAC), which was charged with drafting recommendations to ease airplane noise, had what could be its final meeting Sept. 27. During the three-hour gathering, committee members brought forward their suggestions — everything from increased fines for curfew violations to changes in how pilots are trained — and refined them into a package to be presented to the full ANAC board for discussion at an Oct. 18 meeting.

The ANAC sub-committee settled on 64 recommendations that were grouped into six to 10 similar topics that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could evaluate. The hope is that these changes...