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Aviation Environmental Design Tool

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Enhanced Environmental Analysis Tool Slated for Release

It’s been two years since the Federal Aviation Administration and Volpe publicly released the Aviation Environmental Design Tool, an environmental analysis tool that offers a robust, integrated way to quantify aviation’s environmental impact.

Mitigating Air Tour Impacts at National Parks

Congress passed the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 in response to concerns that noise from air tours over national parks could impair visitors’ experiences and park resources. 

Public Launch Slated for New Aviation Environmental Tool

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Volpe are poised to launch a new environmental analysis tool that will offer a robust, integrated way to quantify the environmental impact of aviation—from a single flight up to full-scale global impacts.