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Offline dssjh

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #345 on: March 09, 2016, 09:53:51 PM »
I agree.  This is an unusual situation.  Regardless, it seems like the Saturday noise has been as frequent as last year despite all the promises.  I still don't understand why runway maintenance is not done overnight while the airport is closed instead of closing a runway while the airport is open.

i'm guessing the main reason for not doing it between one and six AM (the hours that flights aren't using the runways) is that workers would be paid double time (or time and a half at least) for working those hours. premium pay for premium hours.

Offline Cyril108

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #346 on: March 10, 2016, 01:16:34 PM »
I imagine there are many factors to take into consideration when deciding how to take care of routine maintenance. But I wonder if it has even been considered.  Shutting down a runway for a day or more, even on a weekend, seems to have significant impact beyond the plane noise issue.  Does anyone know who makes these decisions?

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Daniel Dromm - Airplane noise warning from the Port Authority
« Reply #347 on: March 10, 2016, 07:52:52 PM »
FROM: Daniel Dromm

RE:  Airplane noise warning from the Port Authority


"Please be advised that effective 12:01 AM, Saturday morning, March 12th through 6:00 AM, Sunday morning, March 13th LGA Runway 13-31 will be closed in order to conduct necessary runway inspections, routine maintenance, and electrical work.

As such, the scheduled closure may temporarily impact flight patterns on approach and take-off during this time frame.

Runway closure announcements are posted on our WebTrak website http://www.panynj.gov/airports/webtrak.html every Friday. WebTrak system allows the public to track flights and view noise readings at noise monitoring sites.  The same site can be used to file noise complaints. Noise complaints can also be filed via our toll free phone number (1-800-225-1071). All noise complaints received are logged in to a database and monthly statistical reports are prepared and shared with the FAA and other stakeholders."

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Re: Daniel Dromm - Airplane noise warning from the Port Authority
« Reply #348 on: March 10, 2016, 08:24:07 PM »
Last night the planes were going directly over my roof, for the first time.  We live on the 6th floor.  Noticeable, but totally not annoying.   Give me an upstairs neighbor who runs around all day and night, then I would be complaining 24/7. 

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Re: Daniel Dromm - Airplane noise warning from the Port Authority
« Reply #349 on: March 10, 2016, 10:36:37 PM »
Last night there was an emergency at the airport.

A plane coming in for a landing wound up in a hole in the concrete of the runway. This occurred about 3:15pm and shut the entire airport down for almost 2 hours. When La Guardia reopened with only one working runway.  Therefore, the planes were overhead.

This was posted on this board. Sorry you did not see it.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #350 on: June 04, 2016, 08:35:55 AM »
Anyone know what's up with the airplanes today?
They woke me up around 6 a.m., and they're flying over JH every few minutes.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #351 on: June 04, 2016, 09:57:02 AM »
Anyone know what's up with the airplanes today?
They woke me up around 6 a.m., and they're flying over JH every few minutes.

Runway maintenance.

Runway 13/31 will be closed from 6/4/16 12:01 AM to 6/5/16 12:00 PM, for runway maintenance work, subject to air traffic needs and weather conditions.

from http://webtrak5.bksv.com/panynj4

Every time they do maintenance on runway 13/31, we get this kind of noise.  You can also use the above website to submit a noise complaint or this form http://www.planenoise.com/panynj/daPRAbr9/
« Last Edit: June 04, 2016, 10:18:12 AM by Shelby2 »

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #352 on: June 04, 2016, 12:51:13 PM »
Please submit your complaint - this is maddening.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #353 on: June 04, 2016, 01:22:29 PM »
Just submitted a complaint (for the hundredth time)....  Does anyone know why this *always* seems to occur on weekends?  If they mixed it up from time to time, so that it occasionally happened on weekdays, I think many people would be at work (presumably, outside of JH), and it would be less bothersome.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #354 on: June 04, 2016, 02:00:00 PM »
The Airplane Noise is not going away.  Either accept this nuisance or move.  You have a choice.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #355 on: June 04, 2016, 02:42:13 PM »
done on weekends due to traffic considerations, i'd imagine. airline routes are so interconnected that a single flight out of LGA can have an impact on a dozen other connecting flights -- and on business days, that's a huge deal.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #356 on: June 06, 2016, 03:33:06 PM »
Ok, Sunday was bad. The planes started early - around 6am and lasted until 2am. There were literally planes flying overhead - taking off from LGA - at 1:30am (6/6 at 1:30-2am, so I guess this early Monday morning). I stood at my window and watched planes climbing. At 1:30am. Because the planes woke me up. I get that flights were probably delayed during the day during the storms & heavy rains, but flights taking off at 1:30am and flying THAT low over a residential area at that time is really unacceptable.
And to the folks on here who say to just move - no. I've been in JH 6 years. The planes have only been this bad in the past year or two. It wasn't this bad when we moved here. If we knew that we were in a direct flight path of LGA - which you would expect if you were in Elmhurst closer to the airport - that would be a different story. But this is getting absurd.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #357 on: June 06, 2016, 09:38:10 PM »
Totally agree with you.  Been in JH for 30 years and it's never been like this. There seems to be airplane noise tonight as well....this is getting crazy!

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #358 on: June 11, 2016, 10:05:01 AM »
Woken up by airplane noise at about 5:45am and the noise hasn't stopped since.  I wish we could shut the airport done for a couple of hours to protest against the noise.  If this happened a couple of times a year it wouldn't bother me, but the current situation is really agitating to me.

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #359 on: June 11, 2016, 10:18:37 AM »
Woken up by airplane noise at about 5:45am and the noise hasn't stopped since.  I wish we could shut the airport done for a couple of hours to protest against the noise.  If this happened a couple of times a year it wouldn't bother me, but the current situation is really agitating to me.

I agree.  Today's noise seems worse than last Saturday's.  I also don't understand why they would need to do maintenance on the same runway two weekends in a row.  Normally it is more spread out.  Lastly, I checked the site where you can see the noise monitors as the plans fly overhead, and today the noise monitors are not showing any data, which I find weird.  http://webtrak5.bksv.com/panynj4  (Go to "historical" and type in the time you heard the plane noise, then watch the plane icons fly overhead).

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Re: Airplane Noise (Part 2)
« Reply #359 on: June 11, 2016, 10:18:37 AM »