Quieter Skies Over East Hampton For Memorial Day Under Cloud Of Coronavirus; 90 Percent Fewer Helicopters - 27 East

Quieter Skies Over East Hampton For Memorial Day Under Cloud Of Coronavirus; 90 Percent Fewer Helicopters

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Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down 90 percent this past weekend and the commercial flight booking company Blade said it is transitioning away from helicopters both in response to the coronavirus epidemic and for the long term, to lessen noise impacts on residents.

Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down 90 percent this past weekend and the commercial flight booking company Blade said it is transitioning away from helicopters both in response to the coronavirus epidemic and for the long term, to lessen noise impacts on residents.

Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down 90 percent this past weekend and the commercial flight booking company Blade said it is shifting more of its Manhattan-to-East Hampton flights from helicopters to seaplanes, both in response to the coronavirus epidemic and for the long term to lessen noise impacts.

Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down 90 percent this past weekend and the commercial flight booking company Blade said it is shifting more of its Manhattan-to-East Hampton flights from helicopters to seaplanes, both in response to the coronavirus epidemic and for the long term to lessen noise impacts. Michael Wright

authorMichael Wright on May 28, 2020
Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down more than 90 percent over the Memorial Day weekend compared to Memorial Day 2019, and aircraft traffic overall was down more than... more

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