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East Hampton Airport: A Victory for Aviation, But Disputes Continue

At New York's East Hampton Airport (HTO), a legal fight has come down squarely on the side of NBAA and other aviation stakeholders, which had argued that the town's adoption of noise and access restrictions was a violation of federal law. On Nov. 4, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision agreeing with NBAA that the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 applies to HTO, and on Jan. 11, the U.S. District Court entered an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of the curfews and other restrictions at issue for HTO. "This ruling by the Second Circuit sets an important precedent for all public-use airports nationwide," said Alex Gertsen, NBAA director, airports and ground infrastructure.

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