|STUDY GROUP COMMITTEES
Meeting Notes : Navigation Committee
Committee notes reflect the views and opinions of the committee members and not necessarily those of the Noise Compatibility Study Group, Coordinating Council, Regional Airport Authority of Louisville and Jefferson County, or the Consultant Team.
|back to NOTES||February 24, 2000
Attendees: Bob Adelberg, Robert Barker, Dannie Bennett, Terry Borne, Joel Cole, Dorn Crawford, Teresa Cusick, Mary Rose Evans, Emily Evans, Ben Finn, Buddy Helton, George Hudson, Susan Jaeger, Aaron Lucas, Roxanne Lucas, Bill Schocke, John Sistarenik, Bob Welch
The meeting was called to order shortly after 7:00 PM. The chair proposed that the meeting be devoted entirely to an exploratory exercise in flight track development, using enlarged maps, drafting tools, and the advice of visiting air traffic control principals. This was agreed. There were then distributed
Notes of the previous meeting (January 21 portion)
Notes of the committees January 21 meeting were approved. The chair welcomed Buddy Helton, acting Chief of the SDF tower, who in turn introduced the three senior controllers accompanying him, Dannie Bennett, Joel Cole, and Susan Jaeger. The controllers responded to a number of general questions by committee members on air traffic control procedures and prospective refinements.
Installing a localizer directional aid, or LDA, on the field that would permit the use of a divergent approach to runway 17R. This would potentially allow aircraft arriving from the north on the west runway to avoid overflying the UofL campus and the Old Louisville neighborhoods.
Committee members and guests exchanged a large number of insights and ideas, but have yet to get pencils on the map to explore specific arrival and departure routes. This was anticipated as the main business of the next meeting, to be called as soon as additional information arrives on the timeline for formal analysis by the consulting team, and the subsequent Study Group meeting.