Flight patterns

Low-Flying Airplane (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Long Island Residents Say Noise From JFK Overnight Arrivals Bordering On Unbearable

The Port Authority said air traffic controllers used Runway 22L for 800 more overnight landings between September and December of last year than in the same period in 2010.

02/27/2012

Leonard Schaier, Citizens for Quiet Skies over North Hempstead, with new FAA map (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New Flight Patterns Sending More Commercial Jets Over Nassau County

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday it is now rerouting 200 planes a day. Instead of flying south to go west, these jets will now fly north — over Long Island’s “Gold Coast” — and residents are crying foul.

10/20/2011