Hanscom Field Advisory Commission
Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 7-8 p.m.
Location: Zoom video platform
Meeting: 956 2175 4230 Passcode: 194503 Ph: (646) 876 9923
Pursuant to current state law, this meeting of the Hanscom Field Advisory Commission is being
conducted via remote participation. Persons who would like to listen or view this meeting while in
progress may do so by Zoom or by phone. All votes taken by this body shall be by roll call vote.
HFAC provides continued communication and education among the communities
surrounding Hanscom Field and Massport and acts as an advisory commission for review
and reaction to decisions relating to Hanscom Field, including land use, noise abatement,
and transportation needs.
1. Call to order
a. EPA lead endangerment finding has been announced <https://www.epa.gov/
Callous Indifference: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDdw8dECodE>
b. FAA question about runway limitation for lead pollution safety
c. Smile: <https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-67202251>
3. Is there information about future scheduled passenger or air cargo service?
4. Tufts Prof Neelakshi Hudda - proposed emissions study
5. Approval of previous minutes
6. Recent noise reports, presented by Massport
7. Capital projects, third-party development report, presented by Massport
8. North Airfield
a. Legislative presentation: now 17 new hangars
b. Claims 250/month 3,000/year ferry flights. Is the historical data available?
c. Kalea Foo <https://inequality.org/research/girl-speaks-out-against-climatepolluting-
a. ESPR / MCAC
10. Citizen comments
Use *6 to mute or unmute on a phone. Please limit comments to two minutes.
11. Next meeting December 19, 2023
This calendar is provided for planning and information purposes only and is not
part of the agenda. Meetings are planned for the third Tuesday of each month
except August. All items and dates are subject to change.
Pursuant to Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022, which temporarily suspends certain provisions of the Open
Meeting Law, this meeting of the Hanscom Field Advisory Commission is being conducted via remote
participation. Persons who would like to listen or view this meeting while in progress may do so by
Zoom or by phone. All votes taken by this body shall be by roll call vote.
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News and Links
12/19/2023 December HFAC
Dates Files Form Source
1978-1980 HAC Digital Bedford Town Archivist
1981-2001 HFAC Digital Bedford Town Archivist
2002-2014 HFAC LaserFiche Lexington Town Clerk
2021-2022 HFAC Video Lincolntv
HAC Hanscom Advisory Committee
HFAC Hanscom Field Advisory Commission
MCAC Massport Community Advisory Committee
MEPA Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office
SAF Sustainable Aviation Fuel
a. Act Establishing HFAC: https://archives.lib.state.ma.us/bitstream/
For remote access to the meeting, email email@example.com.
i. Limit on private jet travel: <https://www.reuters.com/sustainability/francenetherlands-
j. Noise pollution: < https://www.voanews.com/a/study-up-to-one-third-ofamericans-
Links for Monthly Discussion