Airport Section

Port of Seattle Commissioners endorse commission to site second airport

Port of Seattle Commissioners endorse commission to site second airport

Port of Seattle Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 26 approved a motion in support of legislative proposals that create a statewide commercial aviation coordinating commission, charged with making recommendations... [Read more]

Citizen activists launch airport-related ‘League of Quiet Skies Voters’ group

Citizen activists launch airport-related ‘League of Quiet Skies Voters’ group

Citizen groups and activists from communities neighboring Sea-Tac Airport, including Quiet Skies Puget Sound, Burien’s Quiet Skies Coalition, the Federal Way Air Noise Alliance, and The Briefing Project,... [Read more]

Port will release Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) Update on Feb. 26

Port will release Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) Update on Feb. 26

The Port of Seattle announced on Thursday (Feb. 21) that it plans to release a Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) Update on Tuesday, Feb. 26: This will be an update from the Port regarding the SAMP... [Read more]

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing a Washington State Senate bill that would seek a location and get a second Seattle-area airport built in the next 20... [Read more]

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

Five new gates open at Sea-Tac Airport’s North Satellite

North Satellite Modernization project the day before the first five gates open on Jan. 22, 2019. Photo courtesy Port of Seattle. The Port of Seattle opened five new gates on Wednesday, Jan. 23, as the... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

VIDEO: ‘The Briefing #16: The Myth of No Choice’ presented to Port of Seattle

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, local activist/lawyer/filmmaker Steve Edmiston presented his 16th ‘Briefing’ to Port of Seattle Commissioners. Edmiston is taking on the Port, one public comment... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on noise, ultra-fine particle study on Wed., Jan. 23

Next Highline Forum will focus on noise, ultra-fine particle study on Wed., Jan. 23

At the next Highline Forum – set for this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. – members will receive an update on the efforts of the Sea-Tac Airport Stakeholder Advisory Round Table’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Airport Committee meets TONIGHT at Community Center

REMINDER: Burien Airport Committee meets TONIGHT at Community Center

REMINDER: The Burien Airport Committee will meet tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 – starting at 6 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. This is a free and open meeting, and public comments will be allowed. It... [Read more]

Deadline to RSVP to Port’s Jan. 12 ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ is Tuesday, Jan. 8

Deadline to RSVP to Port’s Jan. 12 ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ is Tuesday, Jan. 8

NOISE 101 SYMPOSIUM The City of SeaTac and Port of Seattle invite all to attend a ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12, led by Steve Alverson, National Director of ESA Airports, a national... [Read more]

Adam Smith urges FAA action on Highline Schools noise abatement projects

Adam Smith urges FAA action on Highline Schools noise abatement projects

Congressman Adam Smith sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Daniel Elwell this week, urging the agency to implement guidance in response to Section 1044 of the Fiscal... [Read more]

Learn about aviation noise at ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12

Learn about aviation noise at ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12

All are invited to a ‘Noise 101 Symposium’ on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. – Noon at Tyee High School’s Cafeteria in SeaTac. Topics covered in this symposium will be:The Principles... [Read more]

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

Final Burien Airport Committee of 2018 will be Tuesday, Dec. 18 at City Hall

The Burien Airport Committee (BAC) will have its last meeting of the year next Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Burien City Hall in the Multipurpose Room on the 1st Floor. “If you are interested... [Read more]

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

Burien lists airplane noise woes it wants federal appeals court to curtail or end

By Jack Mayne Because of loud noise from low flying prop-jet aircraft permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration, the city of Burien has laid out the specifics it wants the 9th Circuit Court of... [Read more]

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

The Port of Seattle passed one of its most significant budgets in the last decade this week, continuing its major investments in infrastructure and facilities, and charting a new course for community and... [Read more]

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

VIDEO: Steve Edmiston presents ‘The Lost Cause’ to Port of Seattle Commission

Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston’s solo media and citizen activism campaign addressing noise and pollution impacts from increased flights at Sea-Tac Airport – The Briefing Project – continued... [Read more]