Howard County is asking a federal judge to get involved with its petition against the FAA filed in July over increased noise complaints around BWI Marshall Airport.
Over the past four years, flight paths have been getting lower and more concentrated due to NextGen, a program being implemented by the Federal Aviation Administration. “There is no peace,” lamented Sunil Misra.
For the past two years, the flight paths at BWI Marshall Airport have resulted in the constant roar of jet engines over neighborhoods in Anne Arundel and Howard counties. Now the state’s members of Congress are asking the FAA to fix that.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s dropping plans to change flight patterns in the region.
“Unrelenting” noise from jets taking off and landing at Reagan National Airport are prompting a new request from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for changes to flight paths at the airport.
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