The Legal Role of States, Local Governments and Airport Proprietors in Regulating Aircraft Noise 710334

Part I discusses the power of state and local governments to control aircraft noise at airports not owned or operated by the governmental entity making the regulation. This part indicates that, because of the pervasive federal control over the navigable airspace, local attempts to establish minimum altitudes of flight, maximum noise levels, or night curfews have generally been held unenforceable.
Part II considers the unsettled question of the power of the proprietor of an airport to make and enforce regulations with respect to the control of aircraft noise.


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