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September NOC Meeting

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 bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

Unusual Runway Use at MSP Tonight

Two primary-use runways at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) are expected to be closed tonight for maintenance. These runway closures will result in unusual runway use for flights arriving and departing at MSP tonight and early tomorrow morning.

Runway 12L/30R, known as the north parallel runway, is expected to be closed from 11:00 p.m. tonight until 5:30 a.m. tomorrow while maintenance crews work on pavement joint sealing. Joint sealing is a regular maintenance activity and typically occurs at night when flight volumes are lower.

MSP Runways Explained in New Video

Ever wonder how runway decisions are made? The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's (MSP) four runways are showcased in the newest addition to the Aircraft Noise Basics video series. This new video and accompanying fact sheet, How are Runway Decisions Made?, highlight MSP runways and how the Federal Aviation Administration chooses which ones will be used. To view this and other videos in the Aircraft Noise Basic series, click here: Aircraft Noise Basics 

NOC Meeting held on July 19th, 2017

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 bi-monthly on the third Wednesday of odd-numbered months.

Welcome Home Salute

Members of the 934th United States Air Force Airlift Wing based at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will be returning from deployment this afternoon, May 18, 2017. To welcome the members back, the unit is planning to fly one pass over the airport with C-130 aircraft in formation before circling back to the airport for landing. This overflight is expected to occur over the north parallel runway (30R-12L).

Please see the 934th website for more information about this unit.

Collaboration at Work Showcased in New Video

Collaboration has been a long-standing aspect of public engagement for the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), particularly when it comes to discussions about aircraft noise. The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) Noise Oversight Committee (NOC) has been an active part of the aircraft noise dialogue and is showcased in the newest addition of the Aircraft Noise Basics video series.

New Video and Fact Sheet Describe Efforts to Reduce Aircraft Noise

A new video and fact sheet are now available to help explain efforts to reduce aircraft noise associated with airports owned by the Metropolitan Airports Commission, most notably Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Aircraft Noise Basics Part 2-Efforts Underway to Reduce Aircraft Noise is the second video produced by the MAC as part of its Aircraft Noise Basics series announced in 2016. 

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