Public hearing to be held on BWI airport noise plan

THE BALTIMORE SUN

The Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) has scheduled a public hearing on the proposed updated Airport Noise Zone and Noise Abatement Plan for Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Tuesday at Glen Burnie High School.

Maps of the updated noise zone and related information about the Noise Abatement Plan will be available for review beginning at 6 p.m. Representatives of the MAA and the Federal Aviation Administration will be on hand to answer questions, and formal testimony will begin at 7 p.m.

Under the most recent proposal by the MAA, the number of homes eligible for the airport's noise assistance program will increase. The new areas to be included are in South Ferndale and Ridgewood Mobile Home Park.

Maps of the proposed airport noise zone are available at the following county libraries: Brooklyn Park, 11th Avenue off Ritchie Highway, and the Linthicum Branch, 400 Shipley Road.

For more information or to register to speak at the hearing, call the MAA's Noise Program Office at 859-7070.

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