Wind Farms and Public Use Airports – Why the FAA Fails to Ensure Air Safety

Wind Farms and Public Use Airports – Why the FAA Fails to Ensure Air Safety

The explosion of wind turbine developments across the United States does not bode well for the continued viability of many public use airports. Overview of the Problem Increasingly, wind farms with wind turbine generators (WTGs) nearly 500 feet above ground level...
Importance of Airport Noise Studies

Importance of Airport Noise Studies

It is the FAA public policy to maintain public airports as part of a national transportation system.  In conflict with this policy, many local governments fail to enact or enforce airport zoning ordinances.  As a result, public airports throughout the United...