In several recent editorials and reports, Newsday appears to favor the expansion of Long Island MacArthur airport.
The push to add more airlines or flights leaves out a major consideration: The impact on the quality of life of nearby residents who have to deal with the airplanes’ noise.
I live in the direct path of a runway. Planes take off and land more often than I and others would like, sometimes before 6 a.m. and, at times, long after 11 p.m. There should be a 11 p.m.-to-6 a.m. curfew.
Expansion of MacArthur also means more noise and lower quality of life for many Long Islanders. Why hasn’t Newsday written more about this other side?
Raoul Toussaint, Holbrook