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LI Residents Want To Silence Local Air Traffic

U.S. Airways plance (File photo/William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

U.S. Airways plance (File photo/William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork)¬†— Long Island is under a constant barrage of airplane noise, according to Len Schier of Quiet Skies.

“It’s not just one plane flying over, we could deal with that, but it, it’s every thirty seconds a minute, a plane comes over and it goes on for hours at a time,” he told WCBS 880’s Jim Smith.

WCBS 880 Reporter Jim Smith spoke with advocates…

Residents living near John F Kennedy airport will attend a meeting at Malverne Village Hall on Monday night to continue their fight for peace and quiet.

“It will never revert back to where it was, uh, and it will only get worse, and we’re trying to energize the people to recognize that,”¬†said Schier.

There will be a representative from the Port Authority at the meeting to speak with residents. There is also a special hotline being set up to field noise complaints.