Key players involved with Hanscom Field:
Please write letters to the newspaper in your town:
General Airport Information
Massport's 2000 Environmental Study and Planning Report (ESPR) and related documents, including public comment presentations and the Certificate from the EOEA.
FAA Policies and Regulations that lists all the laws, regulations, policies and oversight agencies for each environmental impact category (e.g. noise).
Government and Airport Noise Regulations maintained by Boeing.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reported on the environmental impact of America's airports in October 1996. Read the report, entitled Flying Off Course. Then take a look at Hanscom's EPA listing as a Superfund site.
You can track flights on your web browser here.
Other Anti-Airport/Aviation Groups
Communities Against Runway Expansion (CARE) is the coalition opposing Massport's plan to add a new runway to Logan Airport.
Read Aviation Conspiracy Newsletters which has weekly aviation noise stories from around the world.
AviationWatch is an e-mail news and discussion forum for activists, professionals,individuals and municipalities concerned with noise, environment, public health and other quality of life issues related to aviation.
Hanscom At The Crossroads
The document Hanscom At The Crossroads (revised in 2002) calls for a moratorium on any additional commercial aviation, changes of use, and new infrastructure development at Hanscom until a long-range, regional, smart growth strategy has been developed. To date, this document has received the support of the following:
Warrant Articles in HATS TownsIn 1997 and 1998, the four towns surrounding Hanscom Field passed a number of warrant articles in an attempt to restrict expansion at Hanscom Field and protect the character of these towns.
NPR's Living on Earth program had a feature on Peter Acker's attempt to record the natural sounds of Estabrook Woods in Concord at 5 in the morning. Even then, the sounds of the geese were drowned out by jets out of Hanscom.
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