Rocky Mountain Loud: Skydiving Noise Impacts near Longmont, Colorado

The Front Range west of Denver offers spectacular vistas, like the Flatirons shown above, just south of Boulder. Ample sunshine makes it a natural for people to be outside. Many are drawn here for the opportunity to have an active and outdoor … Continue reading


Pearson Field Airport is said to be the oldest U.S. airport still in operation. The claim rests on the fact that a dirigible landed at the site in 1905. The first airplane landed at this location in 1911. From 1923-1941, … Continue reading


IMPACT: Skydiving-Noise 8-8-2015 4S9 Mulino State Airport (275 acres) Mulino, OR Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KUAO] 8 W ; [KTTD] 22 N ; [KPDX] 22 N ; [KMMV] 23 W ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft:43 (40 single-props, 2 … Continue reading


KTTD Portland-Troutdale Airport (284 acres) Troutdale, OR Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KPDX] 9 W ; [KVUO] 12 W ; [KHIO] 23 W ; [KSPB] 23 NW ;(ave. distance: 17 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 145 (122 single-props, 12 multi-props) (2 jets, … Continue reading


Aurora Airport was originally constructed as a remote strip to support national defense during World War II. In the post-WWII years, it was just a quiet rural airport constructed over some of the world’s finest agricultural soils. In the 1990’s, … Continue reading


KSPB Scappoose Industrial Airpark (196 acres) Scappoose, OR Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KVUO] 12 SE ; [KHIO] 14 S ; [KPDX] 16 SE ; [KKLS] 21 N ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 117 (102 single-props, 1 multi-prop, 12 … Continue reading