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MSP Noise Oversight Committee Leadership, CRO, and More

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.

FAA Update about Converging Runway Operations at MSP

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).