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  • Burb's Eye View: Copter noise propels a call for relief

    Burb's Eye View: Copter noise propels a call for relief
    If you want to know how bad the helicopter noise gets in Burbank, ask a horse. Residents in the Rancho neighborhood around the L.A. Equestrian Center are accustomed to the thwap-thwapping of the choppers that zip along the Ventura (134) Freeway on their...
  • Soundproofing process accelerated for homes near Bob Hope Airport

    A couple dozen single-family homes that are poised to be equipped with better sound insulation to shield them from aircraft noise from Bob Hope Airport may get the work done sooner than expected because of a stepped-up schedule approved by airfield...
  • House nixes amendment allowing Bob Hope Airport to adopt airport curfew

    House nixes amendment allowing Bob Hope Airport to adopt airport curfew
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly defeated an amendment to an appropriations act that would have allowed the Bob Hope Airport to adopt a mandatory curfew. The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act failed...
  • Airport begins noise pollution study

    Airport begins noise pollution study
    Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday launched a study that could reduce the number of property owners eligible for a federally funded program to soundproof their homes from aircraft noise. About 1,900 property owners have yet to sign up for the 12-year-...
  • L.A.-area residents turn out to complain about helicopter noise

    Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks. The FAA sought...
  • Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth. In June 2012,...
  • FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain

    FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain
    Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers. Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council supports regulating helicopter noise, Berman and Sherman to debate tonight

    San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council supports regulating helicopter noise, Berman and Sherman to debate tonight
    Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 15. The Los Angeles City Council showed support Tuesday for a bill that would curb helicopter noise, an issue that residents have recently complained about. The bill would direct theĀ Federal Aviation...
  • Bob Hope Airport to spend nearly $1M more on soundproofing

    Bob Hope Airport to spend nearly $1M more on soundproofing
    Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday allocated nearly $1 million more to soundproof residences within earshot of the airfield’s flight paths in an ongoing effort to reduce the impact of aircraft noise. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport...
  • It's time for restrictions on helicopters

    Hooray, the Federal Aviation Administration hopes to come up with recommendations to deal with Los Angeles residents’ noise complaints by next summer. What noise complaints? Those made by helicopters over the L.A. area. One homeowner likened the...
  • 20-year forecast: Traffic at Bob Hope Airport to remain 'relatively flat'

    20-year forecast: Traffic at Bob Hope Airport to remain 'relatively flat'
    The operations at Bob Hope Airport are expected to improve over the next 20 years, but not to pre-recession levels, according to a forecast released this week. Bob Hope Airport has been bleeding passengers since the economic recession began in 2007,...
  • Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size

    Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size
    Residents living near Bob Hope Airport who have been waiting to take advantage of a federally funded residential soundproofing program shouldn't wait any longer. After more than a decade and a half of installing new windows and doors in homes surrounding...