Airport noise

I live about a mile east of the airport and just north of the runway path. My noise problems are barking dogs, motorcycles, trucks, cars, trucks unloading at stores and our little airport.

Now strange as it may seem, a few days of the year, the airport is unable to operate. But my problem noise markers, one through four, do.

From letters written to The Morning Star, people from many parts of Vernon do not like the noise made by planes and choppers originating from our humble little airport.

A suggestion to those people, move. Move to a tiny place with no airport, so tiny that all you have to worry about is fire.

John Taylor

Vernon

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