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“Flight Path Noise: Residents Fight Changes in SFO Approa
“Flight Path Noise: Residents Fight Changes in SFO Approa

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The Mercury News Sean Maiwald PPPA 6017 112216 Article Summary NextGen an FAA program was launched in the Bay Area in 2012 Three major airports extremely congested skies SFO OAK SJC Residents have concerns over noise issues from airline traffic ID: 540766 Download Presentation

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“Flight Path Noise: Residents Fight Changes in SFO Approach”

The Mercury News

Sean Maiwald

PPPA 6017

11/22/16Slide2

Article Summary

NextGen

, an FAA program was launched in the Bay Area in 2012

Three major airports, extremely congested skies (SFO, OAK, SJC)

Residents have concerns over noise issues from airline traffic

Impacts residents of mountain areas that

weren’t previousl

y affected. Slide3

In Economic Terms

NextGen

is a transaction between airlines and the FAA to reduce costs

In short, public good that the FAA provides

Externality ≡ cost or benefit accruing to party not involved in economic transaction

Negative

externality ≡ cost accruing to party not involved in economic transaction

Negative externalities for populated

areas: noise pollution

Residents of mountain areas

City of Palo Alto; waypointSlide4

Externalities, GraphedSlide5

Conclusion

Negative externalities increases costs for both the FAA and for the airlines

Rerouting planes wastes more fuel

This potentially can increase prices for consumers as airline tickets are heavily dependent on petroleum prices and usage

Potential solution: assume there is a social marginal cost or a cost of abatement

Example: SFO Residential Sound Insulation ProgramSlide6

Sources

http://www.mercurynews.com/2016/08/08/flight-path-noise-residents-fight-changes-in-sfo-approach/

http://www.flysfo.com/community/noise-abatement/residential-sound-insulation-program

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/test-7945704.php#item-44548

http://leahbrooks.org/leahweb/teaching/pppa6017/2016/subpages/lecture_notes/lecture11_v3.pdf