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Back to the drawing board

...The Assembly needs to go back to the drawing board and do a proper analysis of all alternatives, including various heliport sites, reduced flights, use of different routes and quiet technology. Chris Zimmer Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052902/let_letter7.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Don't move noise problem to Thane

...to note that the proposed Thane heliport sites would ensure that neither tourists...noise. Both of the proposed Thane heliport sites, Sheep Creek and Dupont, will...Tourism Plan that specifies a Thane heliport site; our neighborhood association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063002/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Avoid heliport presumptions

...management plan. A decision to develop alternative heliport sites should be made only after more information is available...remove the definitive statements about the southern heliport sites from the tourism plan and first undertake the analysis...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070502/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Top picks for heliports: Dupont, Montana Creek

...of Thane. The city hired engineering firm Michael Baker Jr. Inc. this summer to evaluate and recommend alternate heliport sites in an effort to reduce flightseeing noise. In a report released today, two sites are recommended one south of downtown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092401/Loc_heliports.shtml
Local
My Turn: Juneau already said 'no more'

...Forest Service as it considers doubling the number of flights allowed. And for the city as it considers alternate heliport sites. Back in 1998, we said "no more flights " which really meant "no more helicopter sound." Sound impact was already...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092501/opE_myturnboesser.shtml
Opinion
Heliports bring tradeoffs

...changes in flightseeing noise. About 70 people attended a meeting Tuesday at Centennial Hall to discuss alternative heliport sites identified for the city by consultant Michael Baker Jr. Inc. Montana Creek Subdivision residents Dave and Carlene...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092601/Loc_heliport.shtml
Local
Alternative heliport issue up for discussion by Juneau Assembly

...companies may prefer a road for construction and fuel truck access, boats could be used to ferry passengers to a Dupont heliport site, the study suggests. Anderson said groups will have adequate time to survey residents. The city will be answering...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111201/Loc_heliport.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...proposals for a comprehensive tourism plan, to be funded by the cruise-ship passenger fee; is studying alternative heliport sites; is preparing a formal response to the Forest Service's issuance of permits last fall for more than 19,000 helicopter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012301/Loc_NoiseExpert.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...vehicle-generated damage to property. The recommendations for altitude and route changes and introduction of the heliport site to former mediation constituents are part of the groundwork Griffin is doing to continue the mediation effort, he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020901/Loc_Heliport.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Recommendations include hiring an acoustic consultant to measure noise at the Juneau Airport, surrounding areas and possible heliport sites, at a cost of $50,000 to $100,000, according to Community Development Director Cheryl Easterwood. Funding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021500/Loc_noise.shtml

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