Which parts of South Minneapolis (SW or Nokomis) have the least airport noise?

Asked by Adrian, 55404 Fri Feb 15, 2008

The MAC updates help some, but I want to spend time in my backyard too!

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Aaron Dickin…, Agent, Champlin, MN
Fri Feb 15, 2008
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Here's your best bet... MACnoise.com... run by the Metropolitan Airports Commission.

http://www.macnoise.com/maps

The Flight Tracker will give you the actual flight paths and noise contours.
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Jeanie Hohol…, Agent, Maple Grove, MN
Fri Feb 22, 2008
The homes furthest from the airport!
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Todd Norsted, Agent, Maple Grove, MN
Mon Feb 25, 2008
Hi Adrian.......

I hope this helps you clarify the issue and find more info!! I see Aaron pointed out the MAC has an excellent website which details the areas, noise issues, etc......it's great. I have used it myself for a client. Again, it's http://www.macnoise.com/noise

Tha nks, Todd Norsted
Web Reference:  http://www.toddnorsted.com
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Jeanie Hohol…, Agent, Maple Grove, MN
Mon Feb 25, 2008
Also, prevailing winds will change the flight path. I live at Hwy. 101 and Cty. Rd. 24 in Plymouth and have been able to read the serial numbers on the wing from time to time! Yikes! My first answer was a flip comment meant to be funny. Ya gotta have a sense of humor sometimes!
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Julie, ,
Mon Feb 25, 2008
I agree with Aaron. I lived near Hiawatha & 46th, and had far less noise than 10 miles away in Minnetonka. Extend the runways straight out, and that's where the noise is.
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Aaron Dickin…, Agent, Champlin, MN
Sun Feb 24, 2008
I have to disagree with Jeanie's response. Distance from the airport isn't nearly as important as distance from the flight path. Moving a block or two east or west can be better than moving a mile further north if you are in the flight path.
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