NextGen Noise (nextgennoise.org)
FAA's NextGen: Neither clean nor environmentally friendly. . .
U.S. politicians and residents speak out against the misery of being crop-dusted by the FAA's low-altitude NextGen flight paths — the health effects, loss of sleep, property devaluation, aircraft noise and the carcinogenic air it brings to the environment and cities. Click here to comprehend NextGen in under 30 seconds.
National Quiet Skies Coalition (nqsc.org)
The National Quiet Skies Coalition supports communities across the United States whose citizens have been adversely impacted by the Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen program.
Northern California Metroplex:The site has completed the study and design phases of the Metroplex process. There are 32 procedures planned for SFO, Sacramen to International Airport (SMF), Oakland International Airport (OAK), and San Jose International Airport (SJC). This Metroplex site also has eight area navigation Air Traffic Service routes (Q-routes) planned. This siteis now in the implementation phase of the Metroplex process, and the FAA commits to completion in Q3 CY2015.
The FAA has completed a redesign of airspace, introduced new Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures, and made use of Time Based Flow Management (TBFM) to make the Northern California Metroplex airspace more efficient with improved access to its airports. Some of the airports in the focus area include: Hayward Executive (HWD), Oakland International (OAK), Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO), San Francisco International (SFO), Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (SJC), and Sacramento International (SMF). The information below may also include data from nearby airports outside of the Northern California Metroplex (please see the Reference Guide for additional information).