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On the weekend of October 13-14, 2007, the Office of Noise Affairs at the St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (Airport) received a number of noise complaints as a result of transient military aircraft, specifically two U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier fighter jets.  These military jets are best known for their vertical takeoff and landing capability and are sometimes nicknamed “jump jets.” St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport  more at Military Type Aircraft Operations Update

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners passes resolution to submit application to the Federal Aviation Administration for approval of a new flight path reducing noise to north Pinellas County residents (posted May 9, 2007)


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Airport Noise and Airspace Studies presented at March 22, 2007 BCC Workshop To reduce noise impacts from Airport aircraft operations on Pinellas residents, two separate studies were commissioned, a Noise Study and an Airspace Study. The scope of the Airspace Study included evaluating the existing airspace constraints associated with the Tampa Bay area and identifying and pursuing implementation of new or improved approach and departure procedures to reduce aircraft noise exposure in surrounding communities. The presentations may be viewed by clicking on the link below.

Combined Noise and Airspace Study Report     Final Phase II Noise Report     See their webpage for more information


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