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Livermore Airport welcomes new tower manager, reviews latest noise complaint report

Original post made on Dec 15, 2021

The Livermore Airport Commission welcomed new air traffic control tower manager Paul Griffiths and received reports of airport operations, noise complaints and highlights from the past year at its final meeting of 2021.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 10:02 PM

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Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Dec 15, 2021 at 9:52 am

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Would you be so kind as to please post the link for online public viewing of the January 10th Airport Commission Regular Meeting.

Thank you


Posted by John Basalyga
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Dec 15, 2021 at 11:48 am

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Regarding most of the noise complaints coming from Pleasanton, and most of those coming from 2 households -- IMO the low noise reporting number is that 1) most people are not aware that there's a Livermore website where you can complain, 2) that website is not an efficient way to report over a typical 10-20 complaints a day where it to track properly, and people just don't have time in their busy schedules unfortunately! Don't be mislead by the low complaint numbers, the increasing noise from the planes and jets has become a severe disruption to what once was a peaceful, quiet area.


Posted by PleasantonAdvocate
a resident of Ironwood
on Dec 15, 2021 at 5:22 pm

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More of us feel the pain of the noise. Some are more proactive. I bet for every compliant you are receiving there are 10 that are thinking about writing it up.


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Dec 15, 2021 at 7:48 pm

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I call every time - it’s out of control


Posted by LanceM
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 15, 2021 at 8:59 pm

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The number of jets keeps increasing which is by far the biggest issue. I don't mind the airport too much, but I feel like I need to start complaining so they don't try to push through the expansion and things they keep talking about.


Posted by Mike
a resident of Del Prado
on Dec 16, 2021 at 2:24 pm

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The airport has been operating since 1965. I always find it mind boggling that people move into a neighborhood under a flight path of an airport then complain about the noise. Jets have been operating out of LVK since its opening.


Posted by PleasantonAdvocate
a resident of Ironwood
on Dec 17, 2021 at 10:55 am

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Mike -

We all know we are near or under a flight path, but I know pilots have deviated from path, flown lower than they should and violated timing restrictions as well.

That coupled with an increase in traffic is what we are talking about here.


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