City Council discusses helicopter noise complaints plaguing New York City

Over 50,000 complaints were filed with 311 in 2023.

News 12 Staff

Apr 16, 2024, 12:54 PM

Updated 35 days ago

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Helicopter noise and safety were discussed at Tuesday's City Council hearing.
Complaints against helicopter noise have skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 50,000 complaints were filed with 311 in 2023 alone. The Department of Economic Development says the industry generates less than $2 million in revenue for the city annually.
A number of bills addressing this and other citywide issues were introduced. Majority Leader Amanda Farías and other elected officials addressed the public ahead of the hearing.


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