Dana Rohrabacher

Airlines must act to reduce noise impact their planes have on Newport Beach

Airlines must act to reduce noise impact their planes have on Newport Beach

Jan. 10’s article, “Newport and FAA reach settlement to move JWA departures closer to the bay,” is more of a love-fest among the powerful than it is news.

In the article, Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer claims the settlement “is a satisfactory resolution to more than a year of conflict over altered flight paths in and out of John Wayne Airport.” This comment alone indicates just how out of touch with reality he is.

The heralded, two-turn departure path is nothing new; it was announced early in 2017 and originally scheduled for implementation in...

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