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    • Boston Logan International Airport
      Mitigation at Boston Logan International Airport
      A Non-Part 150 Airport
      AAAE
      9th Annual Airport Noise Mitigation Symposium
      Session #3: Mitigation at Non-Part 150 Airports
      October 5, 2009
      Prepared by
      Fred Massaro
      Massachusetts Port Authority
    • 2
      Boston Logan is Owned and Operated by the Massachusetts Port Authority
      Independent State Authority (established in 1956)
      Board of Directors
      Corporate Structure
      Self Supporting
      Revenues generated by users
      Bonding authority
      Facilities
      Boston Logan
      Hanscom Field
      Worcester Regional (operate only)
      Tobin Bridge
      Port of Boston
      Real Estate
    • 3
      The Boston Metro Region has a Highly Diversified Economy that is Travel Intensive
      High Technology
      Biotechnology
      Health Care Services
      Financial Service
      Higher Education
      Tourism
      About 55% Logan Trips are Business Related
    • 4
      Boston Logan is New England’s Premier Transportation Facility
      $7 Billion in Annual Economic Impact
      Over 10,000 Direct Jobs
      Over 80% Private Sector
      82,000 Total Direct/Indirect Jobs
    • 5
      Boston Logan has Nonstop Domestic Service to About 70 Destinations
      Note: Includes Seasonal Service, Source: OAG Schedules
    • 6
      Boston Logan has Nonstop Service to About 31 International Destinations
      Note: Includes Seasonal Service, Source: OAG Schedules
    • BOSton Logan Statistics (2009)
      • Passengers 26.1M
      • Cargo 587Mlbs
      • Operations 371,000
      • O&D Market (about 90%)
      • ACI 2007 Pax Rankings Domestic 17thand World 36th
      • International Gateway with over 4 million pax/yr
      • All Major Airlines with Virgin America, Southwest, Sun Country and Porter as latest entries
    • 8
      Boston Logan’s Relative Size
    • 9
      Boston Logan Confined Size and close proximity
    • Boston Logan International Airport
      2009
      1927
    • Logan Airport 1927-1940
    • Logan Airport 1970 Expansion Years
    • Logan’s Neighbors
      Triple Deckers
      Flat Roofs..Lots of windows….Lots of noise
    • Logan’s Neighbors
      Relocating 1950
      Rebuilding 1985
      Relocating 1970
    • Headlines 1966-1972
    • Neighborhood Concern
      1969
      Herald Traveler
    • Neighborhood Concern
      Ordinary Citizens Taking a Stand
      Anna Defronzo
      New York Times
      Sunday, August 11, 1968
    • Massport’s Noise Abatement efforts predate Part 150
      1975: Logan’s first Noise Monitoring System
      1976: Noise rules relating to runway use
      1976: Nighttime runway use restrictions
      1977: Noise Abatement Office established
      1981: First FAA School Soundproofing Grant
      1984: Residential Soundproofing Pilot Program
      1984: Final Part 150 rules put in place
    • FAR Part 150
      Federal Aviation Regulation Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Planning:
      “The regulations contained in Part 150 are voluntary and airport operators are not required to participate"…FAA Part 150 Overview
    • Part 150…“Like”
      “….Massport has never filed an official Part 150 noise compatibility study because all of Logan’s program elements , while regularly reviewed and updated, preceded the promulgation of Part 150 and are effectively grandfathered”….Massport 2007 EDR
    • Logan Airport
    • 23
      Noise Monitoring and Mitigation
      Sound Proofing Since 1985
      11,000 Residences
      37 Schools
      Expanded NEM Based on Water/Hills
      24/7 Complaint Line
      Noise Monitors and Noise Monitoring System
      Expanded Website
      Annual Environmental Data Reports
      Air & Water Quality
      Mitigation Tracking
    • 24
      Manage/Reduce Environmental Impacts
      Reduce noise impacts to nearby communities
      Almost $160 million in Residential and School Soundproofing
      Noise Abatement Departure/Arrival Procedures
      Preferential Runway Use and Restrictions
      Installation of a New NOMS (Multi-Million $ Investment)
      Reduce Emissions
      CNG and Electric Vehicles- 110 vehicles including 32 Shuttle Bus Fleet
      Use of Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel and 400-Hz Power at Gates
      Air Quality Initiative (AQI)
      Expand Information Sharing
      Web Focus
      Live Flight Tracking
      Complaint Form
      Educate (e.g. How Logan Works)
      FAA Overflight Noise Study
      Expanded Use of RNAV Procedures
    • Maximum Participation Soundproofing since 1985
      • Massport Soundproofing has achieved an enormously successful 90% participation rate over 25 years
      • 11,200 of 12,800 dwelling units treated
      • As of 2006, all eligible property owners contacted
      • Continually shrinking contours have jeopardized potential eligibility of remaining 10% not yet Soundproofed
      • Massport’s “Reachback” program proactively goes door-to-door advising homeowners of “last chance” at Soundproofing
    • School Soundproofing
      First School
      East Boston High School
      First School Soundproofed
      Soundproofed 1982
      Most Recent School
      Cummings Middle School
      Winthrop, MA
      Soundproofed 2003
    • Innovative Mitigation ProgramsBayswater Environmental Program
      • $4M appropriated for homes within the Bayswater Area of East Boston (no FAA funding)
      • Mitigates FAA safety-required removal of “Blast Fence” at end of RW 22R
      • $3,700,000 distributed among 215 homes ($17,200 “Grant ”per house “)
      • $300,000 to renovate community meeting building
      • Homeowners eligible to choose one or more of the 11 approved Environmental Home Improvement options . (7 acoustical, 4 air quality)
      • Massport “pre-qualifies” 40 small local contractors to promote local partnership.
      Bayswater Area
      Blast Fence Location
      22R
      22L
    • New Unidirectional Wind–restricted Runway 14/32
      Westerly
      Strategic determent of over land departures and arrivals
    • 29
      22R
      22L
      15R
      15L
      33R
      27
      14
      4L
      9
      33L
      4R
      32
      Massport’s Delay Reduction Program
      Peak Period Pricing
      Improved Low Visibility Operations
      New Taxiways
      New Runway
      Depart 14, Land 32
    • 30
      Parks, Greenspace, Airport Edge Buffers…
    • 31
      Airport Mission
      Safe, Secure and Efficient Facilities
      Regional Economic Development
      Excellent Customer Service
      Good Corporate Citizen
      Mitigate Impacts/Innovate When Possible
      Reach Out/Inform Impacted Communities
      Listen And, When Possible, Incorporate Feedback in Plans
    • 32
      Good Corporate Citizenship….
      Summer Youth Programs
      MPA Means Businesses
      Support Boston’s Main Street Program
      Scholarships and Sponsorships
      EB Sailing Center
      Lieu of Tax Payments
      Volunteer Community Work
    • 33
      22R
      22L
      15R
      15L
      33R
      27
      14
      4L
      9
      33L
      4R
      32
      Boston Logan: Over $4 Billion in Capital Improvements (including about $1 billion of private investments)
      Upgrade and Expand International Terminal
      Delta New Terminal A
      US Airways Terminal B
      Expansion of Central Garage
      New Walkways
      New Hotel
      New Roadways/Tunnel
      New Fuel Distribution System/Other Utilities
      Airfield Improvements
    • 34
      New Terminals
    • 35
      New Walkways
    • 36
      New Roadways and Connection to TWT
    • Overview
      “Boston Logan’s decades long history of innovative environmental programs has dramatically reduced its effect on the surrounding environment. Massport not only works with Federal and State Agencies and airport tenants to meet mandated regulations, it also is proactive with its own initiatives in an effort to exceed regulatory requirementsand reduce the impact of airport operations…”
      From Massport website www.Massport.com
    • 38
      9/11 Memorial
    • Endfmassaro@massport.com