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Scottsdale residents seek resolution to increased flight noise following FAA suit

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By Melissa Fittro | Scottsdale Independent

More than three years and hundreds of thousands of noise complaints later, residents in the Valley of the Sun, including Scottsdale, are still fighting noise emanating from general flight activities at Sky Harbor International Airport infiltrating the calm corridors of suburbia.

While a recent Phoenix lawsuit sided with the municipality and its residents, Scottsdale residents are looking for answers to noise on their side of town.

On Sept. 18, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration implemented changes in flight paths using NextGen satellite-based navigation as part of an effort to streamline departures and arrivals of the 1,200 flights to and from Sky Harbor Airport every day.





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