Laurence G. Hanscom Field is a relatively busy airport to the west of downtown Boston, catering to corporate traffic. It was constructed in 1941 and leased by the Army Air Corps. The airport is under the management of the Massachusetts … Continue reading

The Third Head of the NextGen Hydra: How FAA is Jamming Arrivals Closer Together

Three months ago, the ‘Dissecting NextGen’ presentation was made in Des Moines, to help people better understand the impacts of NextGen around Sea-Tac International Airport [KSEA]. Included within that presentation was discussion of ‘Hub Concentration’ and ‘Route Concentration’, as two … Continue reading


KLWM Lawrence Municipal Airport (420 acres) North Andover, MA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KBVY] 12 SE ; [KBED] 17 SW ; [KASH] 18 W ; [KMHT] 19 NW ;(ave. distance: 17 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 185 (155 single-props, 21 multi-props) … Continue reading


KBVY Beverly Municipal Airport (470 acres) Beverly, MA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KLWM] 12 NW ; [KBOS] 14 S ; [KBED] 18 W ; [KOWD] 26 SW ;(ave. distance: 18 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 98 (83 single-props, 10 multi-props) (3 … Continue reading


KOWD Norwood Memorial Airport (688 acres) Norwood, MA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1B9] 11 S ; [KBOS] 13 NE ; [1B6] 16 W ; [KBED] 18 N ;(ave. distance: 15 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 141 (114 single-props, 10 multi-props) (8 … Continue reading

Boston, MA – OEP:KBOS

IMPACT: NextGen-Noise 8-15-2015 KBOS GENERAL LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (2,384 acres) Boston, MA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KOWD] 13 SW ; [KBVY] 14 N ; [KBED] 14 NW ; [KGHG] 22 SE ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft:0 Operations & … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading