BURBANK (CBSLA) – After a series of meetings with valley residents frustrated about loud noise from the Hollywood Burbank Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration says planes have been flying further south in recent years.
The FAA had not acknowledged the shift in its flight tracks until a presentation to the Airplane Noise Task Force earlier this week.READ MORE: Inland Empire Commuters Dealing With Wet And Dangerous Road Conditions
Noise complaints have been skyrocketing since 2017.READ MORE: Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach To Fine Companies For Slow Container Movement
The FAA has not explained what triggered the change, but one representative pointed to increased flights in a strong economy, heavier loads and other environmental factors.
The next task force meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 15th from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport.MORE NEWS: Refugio Canyon Residents Return Home After Evacuation Orders Lifted