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ANAC explains reasons behind La Jolla aircraft noise report

ANAC explains reasons behind La Jolla aircraft noise report

Despite the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) insistence that there have been no changes to flight paths that would increase airplane noise in La Jolla before March 2017, residents from Bird Rock to The Shores have been reporting that planes are flying closer to the coast and at a lower altitude — since fall 2016. So when the Airport Noise Advisory Committee (ANAC) sub-committee learned airplane-related noise in La Jolla had been monitored and studied for nearly a year, its La Jolla representative, Chris McCann, demanded details of the report be released.

At the Aug. 16 ANAC meeting at the Portuguese Hall in Point Loma, noise consultant Paul Dunholter presented the study’s...

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