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Beyer Announces Airplane Noise Meeting

Congressman Don Beyer is convening a community meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Metro Washington Aviation Administration, and community leaders. The announcement comes after recent changes to departure procedures for aircraft taking off to the south of the airport.

WHO:                   FAA officials

                              MWAA officials

                              City of Alexandria officials

                              Supervisor Dan Stork

                              Senator Adam Ebbin

                              Delegate Paul Krizek          

WHERE:              National Airport, Historic Terminal A Lobby

WHEN:                June 27, 2016 at 6 PM

The meeting, scheduled for June 27, 2016, at National Airport, will allow residents to hear first-hand from airport and FAA officials regarding changes to the regional airspace, and about a proposed solution which the National Community Noise Working group is developing. The forum will also allow residents to voice their concerns to MWAA and the FAA directly.

Parking is available in the garages for $6 per hour. Attendees are encouraged to take Metro or car pool, as the garages fill up due to summer travel.

The forum is open to anyone, and will focus on National Airport’s south flow operations.