More Info and Tools

Visualize Aircraft Traffic Over Your Area

The website www.Flightradar24.com lets you see in real-time the aircraft traffic, identify single plane, see the flight path of individual plane, and more. There is a free version, but you must periodically reload the page, or an inexpensive version with many features.

Glossary

Common Acoustic and Aviation Terms -  click here to access

NextGen

The History Of NextGen in the NorCal Metroplex - short version here  and long version here.

Some Opinions on the Privatization of the FAA and NextGen

Privatizing NextGen - a Forbes article

Should the US Privatize Air Traffic Control - a Bloomberg article

Should the Government Get Out of the Air Traffic Control Business? - a NPR news

Negative Health Impact of Aircraft Noise:

To find out more on the impact on cardiovascular health, sleep, psychological health, immune system, and learning,  click on the links below:

Aircraft Noise Effects on Health

Aircraft Noise Linked to Heart Diseases

Environmental Noises and Sleep Disturbances

Mechanisms of Noise Health Impact - From: Babisch W. Updated exposure-response relationship between road traffic noise and coronary heart diseases: A meta-analysis. From: Babisch W. Updated exposure-response relationship between road traffic noise and coronary heart diseases: A meta-analysis. Noise Health [serial online] 2014 [cited 2016 Apr 26];16:1-9. Available from: http://www.noiseandhealth.org/text.asp?2014/16/68/1/127847

Local Organizations  (alphabetical order)