(nhregister.com April 22, 2022) EAST HAVEN — More than 50 people opposed to Tweed New Haven Regional Airport expansion turned out for a rally in front of Town Hall on Friday afternoon, chanting “Keep Tweed small” at one point when an Avelo Airlines plane flew overhead in the distance. Read Full Article here
(savethesound.org April 19, 2022) Of concern is the segmentation of the expansion plan, which currently includes an extension of the runway but not the parallel taxiway. A full-length parallel taxiway is a safety requirement that will accompany the runway extension, but the current environmental review does not consider the taxiway’s impact. Such segmentation is prohibited under NEPA. Read Full Article here.
(wtnh.com March 29,2022) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A group of vocal neighbors in East Haven and New Haven held a public meeting at the Hagaman Memorial Library Tuesday night about the impending Tweed-New Haven Airport expansion. Full Article and View video here
(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 air conditioning to insulate him from the noise of takeoffs and landings. Read Full Article here
The proposed expansion has been met with protests from the public over numerous concerns.
Author: Tony Terzi
Published: 5:13 PM EDT April 22, 2022
Updated: 8:28 AM EDT April 23, 2022
(fox61.com April 22. 2022)
EAST HAVEN, Conn. — Tweed New Haven Airport’s planned expansion has been applauded by many in the greater New Haven area, but some residents of the neighborhoods surrounding the airport want the plan grounded.
Friday afternoon in East Haven, which is one of the two communities the airport property occupies, residents gathered in front of East Haven Town Hall for a peaceful protest of what they say is a plan that would cripple this community. Read Full Article Here
On Friday, Lufthansa Technik released a statement announcing a new partnership with Avelo Airlines.
This agreement is the first cooperation between the two companies. In the years ahead, Lufthansa Technik will provide Avelo with consumables and expendables to support the new low-cost airline as it grows. Read Full Article Here
John Moritz April 14, 2022. Updated: April 14, 2022 6:54 p.m
(nhregister.com April 14, 2022) Federal regulators are seeking to declare that a wide swath of southwestern Connecticut is in “severe” noncompliance with limits on smog-forming ozone after more than a decade of unsuccessful efforts to control air pollution in the tristate area. Read full article here.