Aviation Business Owner Offers Solutions to Airport Noise Issue | Livermore News

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LIVERMORE — The owner of Five Rivers Aviation, fresh off a well-attended event to christen three new hangars at Livermore Municipal Airport, is pushing two ideas to help reduce noise at the facility.

Pete Sandhu said he believes local political leaders should look into pushing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create new landing paths from the west, and extend a runway to ease residents’ concerns regarding noise as Livermore and Pleasanton grow.

“What we’d like to do is get the FAA to privately fund a study to design an approach from the west that allows (pilots) to come in much higher and glide down to the airport on a normal glide slope on a normal approach slope on a low power setting, which is favorable to the pilots, and favorable to…

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