KMSY Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (1,500 acres) Metairie, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KNEW] 12 E ; [KNBG] 16 SE ; [1L0] 18 W ; [KASD] 31 NE ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 19 (6 single-props, … 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


KNEW Lakefront Airport (473 acres) New Orleans, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMSY] 12 W ; [KNBG] 13 S ; [KASD] 21 NE ; [1L0] 29 W ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 154 (106 single-props, 24 multi-props) (19 … Continue reading


KHDC Hammond Northshore Regional Airport (920 acres) Hammond, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1L0] 27 S ; [KASD] 33 E ; [KMSY] 33 S ; [KBXA] 34 NE ;(ave. distance: 32 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 140 (88 single-props, 17 multi-props) … Continue reading


KHUM Houma-Terrebonne Airport (1,813 acres) Houma, LA Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [L83] 14 NW ; [KGAO] 22 E ; [1L0] 31 N ; [KMSY] 33 NE ;(ave. distance: 25 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 152 (42 single-props, 29 multi-props) (10 jets, … Continue reading

Trends in Polar Ice Melting: How soon will the Arctic Ocean become Ice-Free?

A fascinating website, RobertScribbler.wordpress.com, continues to investigate current weather data and produce informative content. Two recent Posts focus on data suggesting two problems with enormous climate and environment ramifications: a NASA study finds that the west coastal glaciers of Antarctica … Continue reading