| May 2, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The process of developing an environmental impact report for a new 14-gate terminal at Bob Hope Airport has gone $2 million over budget for the current fiscal year, a cost that's being covered by dipping into the airport's reserve funds.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A $1-million contract to better insulate 30 single-family homes from aircraft noise from the Bob Hope Airport was unanimously approved by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday.
Fifteen single-family homes in Burbank, 14 in Sun...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:42 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
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-...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:04 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:28 PM
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,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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 the Federal Aviation...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:42 PM
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...