losers: north miami (esp. Keystone point & sans souci), miami shores, el portal, biscayne park,...
Winners: miami beach & bay harbor.
You gonna just sit there?
The FAA has been rolling out NextGen to lawsuits all across the nation - Miami is next. Their plan is to funnel airplanes into a narrow path - putting 400+ flights a day over the Northeast Corridor - over our heads as low as 3,000 feet. Miami Beach & Bay Harbor lobbied for their quality of life - and ruined it for the NE Corridor. Already there are days in which 20 airplanes an hour can be heard. The immediate impact = noise, soot, and greater risk. Potential long-term impact = decrease in home values, health issues*. Nowhere on their website do they reference residential quality of life as an issue. Don't let the present reduction in air traffic (due to COVID) fool you - this is really happening.
WHAT DO WE WANT?
Take Them Out Over the Ocean. Since inception, planes have departed east and gone straight out over the ocean before turning. Then Miami Beach complained and FAA got better equipment that allows planes to cut north faster - right over our heads. This is dangerous. This is loud. And, in North Miami, we also have Opa Locka air traffic plus the Coast Guard.
Email your opinion about airplanes flying over your home to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will share it with elected officials, especially Congresswoman Wilson (as per her request) Your comments are public. Include your name and address.
stay informed - TELL OTHERS
(1) Join Facebook'S Sky Justice Miami; (2) Attend a Monday 6:00 Zoom Task Force Call - email for link; (3) share this website with anyone you know that lives in the NE Corridor or along A-1-A. (4) scroll down for more politicians! (5) read the Miami Herald article
Individual Complaints as plane noise impacts you on a daily basis, contact:
talking & email points
TAKE THEM OUT OVER THE OCEAN
Mental Health - the ongoing impact of inescapable noise 24/7.
Noise Level Measurements - This is a system created by the FAA, managed by the FAA, with what is acceptable thresholds set by them. Congress approved this system, so the FAA can’t be challenged on it, but we should go on record on how much of a sham it is.
Safety - Ascending aircraft over densely populated neighborhoods vs ocean. Too many flight paths over such a small area of Miami. North Miami is the hub of the wheel for almost every inbound or outbound flight into and out of runway 8R and 8N. It’s absurd that we would bear the brunt of so much air traffic - Plus Opa Locka & Coast Guard.
Pollution/Environmental Impact - Black soot, microparticles, etc. will be our lives moving forward if the predicted air traffic routes over our neighborhoods.
Reduction in Real Estate values.
We already have the impact of Opa Locka airport, including the Coast Guard.
health concerns, property values decrease 29%, increased taxes & more
Scientific studies of the negative impacts of low flying aircraft over residential areas.
18% in cardiovascular disease
60% increase in accidental death in people over 75
Double increase in suicides for people between 45-54
29% decrease in property values (high-end homes lose the most)
Physiological stress reactions
Temporary threshold shifts in hearing
Interference with speech and communication
Images taken from free App Flightradar 24 - you will find that you can hear flights that are miles away and that planes average between 5,000 - 9,000 feet over our heads - and this is just from MIA. We are impacted by domestic departures during any wind that is not from the west - so most of the time.
1) Fill out the FAA online form -"Departures to the East" https://bit.ly/save_our_homes_send_planes_over_ocean
You can also email them email@example.com.
2) Politicians (on-line forms):
3) Email Governor Desantis & County Commissioners & Mayor: GovernorRon.Desantis@eog.myflorida.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
4) City of North Miami city council, mayor, city manager, deputy city manager: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com