negotiated contract? No, they can't. They remind me of Ralph Nader --
single-minded, narrowly focused and uncompromising. It's their way or
To me, safety is the most important factor in the operation of an
airport. I wouldn't delay for one minute, certainly not 10 years, to
build a new high tech, modern facility to protect the neighbors who
live around the airport.
But unless I overlooked it, not one of the naysayers mentioned it
in their letters. Safety can be a matter of life and death.
The FAA is subsidizing the installation of insulation for certain
homes in the area adjoining the airport. There will be money allotted
for traffic control in the main arteries entering the area. There is
a voluntary agreement on the limitation of the landing and exiting of
planes during the hours of 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. There are quieter Stage
3 engines being utilized on commercial planes.
Not a bad record by the airport for accommodation to the citizens