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Helicopter Complaint Information

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Date: August 15, 2014 (Updated 11/17/14)

Contact: Southold Town Supervisor Scott A. Russell

Re: Helicopter Complaint Information


As a follow up from the Helicopter Traffic & Noise Community Forum that was held on August 11th, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell encourages all residents to issue complaints the following ways:


  • Call 

    • Town of East Hampton Noise Complaint Line at 1-800-376-4817
    • Eastern Region Helicopter Council at 1-800-319-7410

  • Online 

  • Email

  • Send letters/call the following:

    • The Honorable Michael Huerta, Administrator
    • Federal Aviation Administration
    • 800 Independence Avenue, S W
    • Washington, DC 20591
    • (Contact Supervisor Russell’s Office at 765-1889 for a form letter)

    •  Long Island FAA Representative- Paul Laude Paul.laude@faa.gov
    • 202-267-3521 (FAA Noise Ombudsman)
    • 718-553-3458 (“Noise” complaints) or 9-AEA-Noise@FAA.Gov
    • 631-755-1300 (Regulations and Safety- ex. flying too low)

    • New York State Senator Chuck Schumer
    • http://www.schumer.senate.gov/contact/email-chuck
    • Long Island Representative: Kyle Strober
    • Kyle_Stober@schumer.senate.gov 631-753-0978

    • US Congressman Lee Zeldin
    • Patchogue Office
    • Patchogue, NY 11772
    • Phone: (631) 289-1097
    • Fax: (631) 289-1268

    • New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
    • www.gillibrand.senate.gov/contact/
    • Long Island Regional Director: Debbie Tinnirello
    • Deborah_Tinnirello@gillibrand.senate.gov 631-249-2825

    •  East Hampton Airport – Manager, Jemille R. Charlton
    • jcharlton@ehamptonny.gov 631-537-1130 Ext. 5

“I am committed to bringing this quality of life issue to resolution,” said Supervisor Russell. “I will continue to work to get others to listen to our concerns and I need each and every one of you to make your frustrations.”

 For further information, please contact the Supervisor’s Office at 765-1889.