Petition Against Flight Paths Dismissed

Petition Against Flight Paths Dismissed

A petition to reduce aircraft noise in the Georgetown neighborhood resulting from recently altered flight paths at Ronald Reagan National Airport was dismissed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on March 27.
Proposed by the D.C. Fair Skies Coalition, a group of neighborhood activists from around Washington, D.C., the petition came in response to the Federal Aviation Administration’s revision of flight patterns around D.C. airports and across the country.
The flight paths have been revised based on the NextGen plan, which utilizes satellite-based navigation to increase fuel efficiency, save time …

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