U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Many hands are responsible for JWA flights

Many hands are responsible for JWA flights

Re: “When will something be done about JWA flights?

Ms. Wright: Thank you for your email expressing concern regarding departures from John Wayne Airport.

It is important to understand, as a starting point, that the Federal Aviation Administration and, secondarily, the individual pilot-in-command of each aircraft, are responsible for the operation of aircraft in flight. Orange County, as the Airport proprietor, has no authority over aircraft operating procedures or airspace management under federal law.

Your email refers to a change to “prior noise...

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