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Fair Allocation in Runways NFP

PO Box 607812

Chicago, IL  60660

Fair@fairchicago.org

October 1, 2018

SKOKIE

The Village of Skokie is located less than 7 miles northeast of O’Hare, represents an area of ten square miles and is home to 64,000 residents.  Like neighboring municipalities’ Niles and Lincolnwood, Skokie has endured jet noise and air pollution for five years.

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July 23, 2018

BENSENVILLE

From a public health perspective, the current situation in Bensenville is simply catastrophic.  There is no other way to describe it.  Per the official Chicago Department of Aviation monthly noise complaint data, residents of the Village of Bensenville have...

July 9, 2018

WOOD DALE & ITASCA

The City of Wood Dale and the Village of Itasca are located immediately west of O’Hare, and their communities have endured nonstop punishing noise, air pollution, and housing infrastructure damage for almost five years. Wood Dale has endured the worst...

June 25, 2018

GLENVIEW

With only two northeast to southwest diagonal runways remaining (4L/22R and 4R/22L), many municipalities northeast and southwest of O’Hare are overwhelmed with jet noise from departing and arriving commercial and cargo flights.  Moreover, during extreme weather...

June 11, 2018

FAA OMBUDSMAN

This is a friendly reminder that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has a webpage that can be accessed by residents affected by aircraft noise. 

https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/apl/noise_emissions/airport_aircraft_noise_issu...

May 14, 2018

O’HARE NIGHT FLYING RESTRICTIONS

For the calendar year 2017, O’Hare had close to 175K operations from the hours of 10PM to 6AM.  That approximates to over 14K commercial and cargo arrivals and departures on a monthly basis (or 450 daily), during the overnight hours.  Fo...

May 1, 2018

HOW TO DECREASE NOISE WITH A SMALL AIR DEFLECTOR

A tiny air deflector mounted inches from vent holes on aircraft wings can cut noise 7-30 miles upon decent.  This small air deflector, or ‘vortex generator’,  serves to decrease the distinctive high-pitched noise from arr...

April 16, 2018

UPDATE

We have drafted a quick update on the activities of FAiR NFP since our rollout in December 2017.

Membership

Approximately 1,300 people have signed up with FAiR NFP.  These 1,300 people are what we consider ‘active’ members. FAiR NFP has regular communication with t...

April 2, 2018

ELMHURST

The City of Elmhurst (particularly the northern end of the municipality) has been severely impacted with increased air and noise pollution since the build out of the O’Hare Modernization Plan (OMP).  Elmhurst is located less than two miles from the southern bor...

March 19, 2018

Park Ridge

The City of Park Ridge (particularly the southern end of the municipality) has been one of the hardest hit communities for air and noise pollution since the build out of the O’Hare Modernization Plan (OMP).  Beginning in 2008, with the commissioning of the Pr...

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