Unusual runway operations are expected to occur late night tonight and early morning tomorrow at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Beginning about 11 p.m. on 9/25/2019 the primary use parallel runways (Runways 12L/30R and 12R/30L) at MSP will need to be closed while maintenance crews perform work on the pavement and in the safety areas adjacent to the runways. The work is expected to conclude by 5 a.m. on 9/26/2019.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP) Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) met last week on September 18, 2019. A summary of the meeting is provided below, and the meeting details, agenda, and presentations are available at www.macnoise.com/our-neighbors/msp-noise-oversight-committee-noc-meetings.
The MSP Noise Oversight Committee met this week on July 17, 2019 and re-elected Co-Chairs Dianne Miller and Jeff Hart to continue serving as its top leadership. Members also discussed a full agenda of topics that included action pertaining to Converging Runway Operations (CRO) at MSP, presentations about the results of an analysis concerning departure activity from MSP Runway 17 and a sound monitoring study within the City of Eagan, and a briefing about the MSP Long-term Plan stakeholder engagement session that was held in June 2019.
Maintenance and construction crews are continuing work at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) during the nighttime hours this week. Crews have been performing work that requires temporary closure of MSP's primary-use parallel runways (12L/30R and 12R/30L) and the crosswind runway (4/22).
Passenger air service advancements continue at Minneapolis-St.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shared information about the safe management of air traffic at the May Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) Meeting. NOC members have received regular updates from the FAA on federal actions taken to comply with the nationwide Converging Runway Operations (CRO) mandate. As a result of federal actions, NOC members have requested that the FAA evaluate the noise and capacity impacts related to FAA CRO compliance measures at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).
Two new leadership appointments recently took place in support of the Metropolitan Airports Commission’s (MAC) newly created Stakeholder Engagement Department.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) is an advisory board to the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), and is comprised of industry and community representatives who address aircraft noise issues associated with activity at MSP. The group meets on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months.
Strong northeasterly winds associated with a winter storm today, and possibly tomorrow, will activate use of Runway 4 at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Use of MSP Runway 4 usually occurs when heavy or large aircraft require additional runway length or when a strong northeasterly wind blows through the Twin Cities area.