National Park Service

Apr 5, 2012 - 4:10 AM
Mar 28, 2011 - 10:15 AM
<b><i>by Mark Huber</i> </b> The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing new rules to cap the number of air-tour flights over the Grand Canyon, further re
Sep 30, 2009 - 6:21 AM
After debating Grand Canyon air-tour noise for eight years, the Grand Canyon Working Group (GCWG) has left the issue to the National Park Service (NPS), wh
May 7, 2008 - 9:56 AM
In light of the comity that almost turned a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on national parks overflights into a “lovefest” early last month, it is diffi
May 2, 2008 - 7:09 AM
The subject of aircraft noise in the Grand Canyon area has been of special interest to helicopter operators for years now, but it might be taking on an eve
Dec 19, 2007 - 6:19 AM
Those among the 100 or so who came to a September 29 informational meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Grand Canyon overflight issues, hosted by the National P
May 2, 2007 - 5:14 AM
In August 1987 the National Parks Overflight Act (NPOA) mandated that the FAA and National Parks Service (NPS) work together to achieve “substantial restor
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:23 AM
In 1987 the National Parks Overflights Act mandated substantial restoration of “natural quiet” at Grand Canyon National Park.
Nov 1, 2006 - 7:04 AM
The FAA has issued a final rule establishing a class of “quiet technology” aircraft to fly commercial tours over Grand Canyon National Park (GCNP).
Sep 13, 2006 - 12:59 PM
The FAA has proposed an opinion that would prevent air tour operators from transferring national park air tour interim operating authority (IOA), effective