Are you near or on a flight path?

@snowy22315 (32718)
United States
November 2, 2017 4:03pm CST
One thing about this area is that there are few commercial jets that come through here. We are not near any airports nor any flight paths. I saw a commercial jet today which is a rarity. Once in awhile there are some military jets that fly over the nuclear plant..and some private planes are in the area as some people fly to the lake on weekends..but in terms of big jets they are few and far between..Do you see jets on a regular basis?
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@UncleJoe (8066)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 Nov
Becky works at NAS Oceana the Navy's largest jet training base just a couple miles away. It depends on which way the wind is blowing as to which runway because planes always take off and land into the wind.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
I think the military jets that show up here every so often come from Little Creek.
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@UncleJoe (8066)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 Nov
@snowy22315 Little Creek doesn't have runways. That is a ship and submarine base. Also home of the SEAL Team.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
@UncleJoe I know it's an amphibious base but that is what I was told..they may have been mistaken.
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@DianneN (57252)
• United States
3 Nov
Thankfully no, but on occasion I see private planes and helicopters. I could have sworn I heard the jet carrying my son and his wife today. Really!
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
Ya never know!
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@DianneN (57252)
• United States
3 Nov
@snowy22315 The flight path looked as if it went over CT. I know I've recognized things leaving from New York and flying over CT on clear days before we gained too much altitude. So..... lol!
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
@DianneN I always think it's fun on a plane to follow the little GPS map thingy on the seat back to see the path the plane is taking. It also makes you less impatient..because you really are making progress!
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@JudyEv (96294)
• Bunbury, Australia
2 Nov
The only planes we normally see are rescue planes or helicopters and water-bombers carrying water to put our bushfires. Occasionally we'll see a jet trail high above. Oh and there used to me a man in an ultra-light thing that would buzz over. I swear he had a lawn-mower engine in it and he just sat above it in the open air.
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@JudyEv (96294)
• Bunbury, Australia
3 Nov
@snowy22315 I haven't seen this guy for ages. I hope he hasn't crashed.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
@JudyEv I hope not, but those ultra lights are not very safe.
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@Jackalyn (6646)
• Oxford, England
2 Nov
There is an airport near me. Mostly is private planes and teaching pilots. Every so often a plane flies really low....
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Yeah, this time of the year the little air strip near here isn't used much.
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@Jackalyn (6646)
• Oxford, England
3 Nov
@snowy22315 The one near me is in constant use.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
@Jackalyn must be loud!
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@fishtiger58 (30284)
• Momence, Illinois
3 Nov
We are far from an airport and not in a flight plan, we see jets way up high but that's about it. We do see crop dusting planes though pretty cool to see them in action.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
In guess it would be not sure I havebseen one of them in real life.
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@fishtiger58 (30284)
• Momence, Illinois
3 Nov
@snowy22315 I hadn't until we moved to the country. They grow a lot of corn and soy beans around here.
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@cahaya1983 (7990)
• Malaysia
3 Nov
We often see commercial planes flying past our area but military jets are very few.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
just the opposite here.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
just the opposite here.
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@Happy2BeMe (66480)
• Canada
2 Nov
I don't live far from our local airport so we get planes flying over often.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
and hear them to I bet!
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@Happy2BeMe (66480)
• Canada
3 Nov
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• Peoria, Arizona
2 Nov
Yep, I am near an airforce base and 2 airports. So we here a lot of planes, jets, bi-planes, a lot of things. My house actually shakes when a helicopter goes by if it flys just low enough.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Wow, that must be a little scary. We have had some low flying copters here at times..and I am not sure what they are doing!
• Peoria, Arizona
2 Nov
@snowy22315 We are just a few miles away from the bad neighborhoods, so helicopters fly low because sometimes the bad guys run to over here.
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@andriaperry (30695)
• Anniston, Alabama
3 Nov
No I do not but I used to live by an airport, thank God I moved!
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
got tired of all the dishes rattling in the cupboard huh?
@lady1993 (14015)
• Philippines
3 Nov
rarely.. but i do see planes almost every day we live kind of near to the airport in term of distance (since the road is very curvy) and planes seem very near when they pass over our house. Some of them are very noisy too
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
3 Nov
Some are for sure..
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@Deepizzaguy (7246)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
2 Nov
There are a few jets in my neighborhood since the airport is south of my neighborhood unlike my former neighborhood in Metairie where they was plenty of airplanes flying over Lake Ponchatrain toward Kenner.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Yes, I used to be closer to National Airport and saw and heard plenty of planes..
@Kandae11 (25474)
2 Nov
I won't like to live on or near a flight path. I won't feel safe.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Airplane travel is safer than driving a car..You can get used to anything.
@JohnRoberts (38569)
• Los Angeles, California
2 Nov
The local airport is far enough away as to be of no concern.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Sometimes we see bi planes..which is kind of cool.
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• Ponce De Leon, Florida
2 Nov
We see little single person planes during the summwr but not many jets. Sometimes but not often or if we do they are way way way up
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Same here..mostly small aircraft
@Hatley (157491)
• Garden Grove, California
2 Nov
all the time we are just five miles from Johwayne ?Airort so we ar under all sorts of blight paths lol we are used to it lol
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
You do get used to it..My son used to live close enough to the metro to hear announcements from the train. He just tuned it out after awhile.
@NJChicaa (28230)
• United States
2 Nov
We hear military cargo planes flying overhead to Europe from Ft.Dix/McGuire/Lakehurst but that isn't an everyday thing. I'm just happy we aren't near a commercial airport because that would make me crazy.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Yeah, if you are too close to an airport planes can shake the house..Lake Anna airport is close to here but that is just an airstrip..once in awhile you see a plane but it is not used a lot.
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@Corbin5 (78370)
• United States
2 Nov
I see them due to living in a Chicago suburb, but those jets taking or landing at O'Hare airport cannot be heard easily here. I have a friend who lives in Norridge, IL, and that suburb is really loud due to being so close to O'Hare airport.
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@snowy22315 (32718)
• United States
2 Nov
Yeah, if you do hear them they are probably lost or something!
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@FourWalls (9443)
• United States
3 Nov
I don't live all that far from the airport; however, they don't fly directly over my house. The only "flight path" I have to deal with on occasion is from Fort Knox.
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