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Skydive Awesome to move?
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per: the Federal Aviation Administration
We have learned from credible sources that Skydive Awesome is planning to base its operation primarily out of Madras for at least part of this season. While this is great news, we also understand that they would like to return to Sisters at some point, when various city and airport issues are worked out.
This is not a time to let down our guard, and we must remain vigilant in keeping track of potential drop zone conditional use permit applications. In fact, this is the time to redouble our efforts to convince the airport to halt such disruptive activities' including continuing legal and statutory research.
If you feel that airport noise, especially related to commercial recreation operations such as sky diving, become active in seeking the solution:
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR AIRPORT NOISE?
"Airports are responsible for their noise impact on the communities they occupy. These noise impacts include noise from arrivals and departures, as well as noise from aircraft in a flight path within the immediate vicinity of the airport." Per the Federal Aviation Administration
WHO CAN RESTRICT SKYDIVING AND OTHER NOISE IMPACTING USES OF THE AIRPORT?
According to OAR 660-013-0100(g), Aeronautic Recreational Aeronautical Activities are allowed with certain limitations and conditions and are subject to approval of airport sponsor.
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