East Haven neighbors: More flights out of Tweed means more problems

by: Jayne Chacko Posted: Mar 24, 2022 / 10:19 PM EDT Updated: Mar 25, 2022 / 09:13 AM EDT (wtnh.com March 24, 2022) EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Lianne Audette lives in a little home on the beach in East Haven with her dog, Birdie. It is mostly peaceful until a plane from Tweed-New Haven Airport flies over. …

Tweed neighbors, expansion opponents to meet Tuesday at East Haven library

Mark Zaretsky. March 25, 2022Updated: March 25, 2022 10:11 a.m (nhregister.com March 25, 2022) Tweed New Haven Regional Airport neighbors and opponents of airport expansion who have been frustrated by the lack of information flowing their way will hold their own airport forum in a “Tweed Talk” meeting Tuesday night at East Haven’s Hagaman Memorial Library. Read …

Tweed is growing, and some neighbors say so are the problems: ‘It sounds like your house is getting bombed’

Mark Zaretsky. March 19, 2022. Updated: March 19, 2022 9:01 p.m. (nhregister.com March 19, 2022) NEW HAVEN — A few years back, Ed Fitzgerald was one of the neighbors who qualified for soundproofing because of his Burr Street home’s proximity to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport. He benefits from a program that installed new windows and even …

A review of health effects associated with exposure to jet engine emissions in and around airports

Katja M. Bendtsen, Elizabeth Bengtsen, Anne T. Saber & Ulla Vogel Published: 06 February 2021 Abstract Background ( ehjournal.biomedcentral.com February 06, 2021) Airport personnel are at risk of occupational exposure to jet engine emissions, which similarly to diesel exhaust emissions include volatile organic compounds and particulate matter consisting of an inorganic carbon core with associated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and metals. …

Avelo using robots to disinfect fleet to combat COVID-19

by: Olivia Lank, Rich Coppola Posted: Mar 3, 2022 / 07:30 AM EST Updated: Mar 3, 2022 / 08:38 PM EST (wtnh.com March 3, 2022) NEW HAVEN, Conn (WTNH) – Avelo Airlines is partnering with Aero HygenX to deploy robots to disinfect its aircraft fleet to combat COVID-19. Avelo announced Thursday that Tweed-New Haven Airport is among the first …

5 things to know about Tweed New Haven Regional Airport

Mark Zaretsky. Feb. 19, 2022 (nhregister.com Feb 20, 2022) NEW HAVEN — Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport straddles New Haven and East Haven, and has had its share of ups and downs over the years. Some nearby residents and officials see it as an asset, while others consider it a burden. With new services starting recently, …

Flight from New Haven to Florida Diverted to Bradley After Birdstrike

Published February 4, 2022 • Updated on February 4, 2022 at 3:01 pm (nbcconnecticut.com February 4, 2022) TWEED AIRPORT An Avelo flight heading from New Haven to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Friday was diverted to Bradley International Airport after it hit a bird, according to the airline. Officials from Avelo said Flight 323 struck a bird while departing from Tweed Friday …

Will climate change have something to say about the Tweed Airport expansion? Experts think so

Jan Ellen Spiegel, CTMirror.org Jan. 16, 2022 (nhregister.com Jan.16, 2022) Just two days after the details of a master plan to expand Tweed New Haven airport were released in July, there was a harsh reminder that in a showdown between climate change and Tweed, climate change may well win. Read Full Article here

Planning for a changing climate Will climate change have something to say about the Tweed Airport expansion? Experts think so

CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT,  IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON CT by JAN ELLEN SPIEGEL JANUARY 16, 2022 (ctmirror.org Jan. 16, 2022 ) Just two days after the details of a master plan to expand Tweed New Haven airport were released in July, there was a harsh reminder that in a showdown between climate change and Tweed, climate change may well win. …