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09/16/15 8:00am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A new report sees numbers of flights rising at East Hampton Airport.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A new report shows numbers of flights rising at East Hampton Airport.

The amount of air traffic at East Hampton Town Airport, as well as noise complaints and lawsuits, has significantly increased since January, a new study has found.

East Hampton Town released a report this week detailing the controversial airport’s operations:

• Total airport operations between the months of January and July increased 29 percent from 2014 to 2015. In comparison, operations increased 49 percent between 2013 and 2015. (more…)

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02/06/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board has drafted new restrictions on helicopter and other aircraft traffic at the East Hampton Airport.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
The East Hampton Town Board has drafted new restrictions on helicopter and other aircraft traffic at the East Hampton Airport.

Battle lines have been drawn by the Town of East Hampton in the war over excessive helicopter noise plaguing Shelter Island and North fork residents. (more…)