Noise Management PHX

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FAA Flightpath “Step 2” Workshops


The FAA will hold open-house workshops for community members to discuss new or ongoing flightpath concerns with FAA officials and review FAA’s implementation of Step 1 flightpath changes in 2018, in accordance with the 2017 lawsuit settlement. The FAA has provided an official comment period for all comments that will begin April 24th and go to May 23rd. Following the workshops and public comment period, FAA will consider community feedback and concerns, and may initiate new airspace changes at their sole discretion. As community members will recall, the FAA postponed the Step 2 workshops (originally scheduled for February 2019) due to the federal government shutdown earlier this year.


April 22, 2019
Desert Vista High School
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
16440 S. 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85048


April 23, 2019
Pinnacle High School
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
3535 E. Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050


April 24, 2019
Cesar Chavez High School
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
3921 W. Baseline Rd
Laveen, AZ 85339




On June 6, 2018, the US Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington DC closed the lawsuit that the City of Phoenix and historic neighborhoods filed against the FAA. This, after the flight paths affecting neighborhoods northwest and southwest of downtown Phoenix were moved back to the pre-Sept 2014 routes. The City and the FAA will continue with Step 2 of the agreement, which includes discussions with neighborhoods in other areas throughout the Phoenix airspace. See the Mandate and the Order

On Sept. 18, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented changes in flight paths to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as part of its effort to streamline departures and arrivals using NextGen satellite-based navigation . Since then, Sky Harbor has received thousands of noise complaints and questions from the community.

Monthly Summary Report now available.

FAA Community Involvement — Phoenix (PHX)


Flight Tracking

File a Concern/Contact Us

Historical Data and Flight Path Pages

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