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Planned construction on Runway 05/23 at Toronto Pearson has been completed – fall closure period no longer required

Update

Work on the runway has stopped. Air Traffic Noise continues.

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Inside view of an abandoned 19th-century manor in Goussainville-Vieux Pays, 20 kilometers north of Paris, on September 9, 2013. In 1972, the farming village of 144 homes found itself under the direct flight path of Roissy's Charles de Gaulle Airport when it opened. Residents started to abandon their homes, unable to endure the constant noise of the passenger planes flying overhead. Nowadays, only a few families remain living in what has become almost a ghost village.

Inside view of an abandoned 19th-century manor in Goussainville-Vieux Pays, 20 kilometers north of Paris, on September 9, 2013. In 1972, the farming village of 144 homes found itself under the direct flight path of Roissy’s Charles de Gaulle Airport when it opened. Residents started to abandon their homes, unable to endure the constant noise of the passenger planes flying overhead. Nowadays, only a few families remain living in what has become almost a ghost village. Source: May 24, 2017 Atlantic article entitled: “A World Without People.”

 

For full text of a May 16, 2017 update from Toronto Pearson International Airport/GTAA,

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The source for the accompanying image – click on the image to enlarge it – is from a May 24, 2017 Atlantic article entitled: “A World Without People.”

The above-noted article brings to mind another article, regarding planes flying overhead.

A July 14, 2017 Guardian article is entitled: “New Zealand woman dies after jet blast at world’s ‘scariest’ airport: Despite safety warnings, St Maarten airport and nearby beach have become world-famous attractions, with tourists clinging to fence as planes take off.”

 

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