Holiday noise at PSP could help usher in Fourth of July

PALM SPRINGS — Palm Springs International Airport currently boasts having more airlines and flights than it has had in a decade, according to Daniel Meier, Deputy Director of Aviation, Marketing & Air Service. With the increase in airlines and flights also comes possible increased noise, particularly holiday noise.

The city of Palm Springs is cautioning residents of early morning flights departing from the airport during the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

“We just want to be a good neighbor to residents in the area,” Meier told Uken Report. “This is a bit abnormal.”

Due to increased demand for air travel over the Fourth of July holiday, American Airlines will have one flight departing from Palm Springs International Airport at 12:45 a.m. on Friday, July 2, Saturday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 6. The flights are typically referred to as red-eye flights.

American Airlines announced in September 2020 that it would service Palm Springs,

PSP Cautions Residents of Potential Holiday Noise

City of Palm Springs Tweet

“Palm Springs has no authority over these flight times, but we want to give you a heads up about these very early morning departures,” according to the post on the city’s Twitter page.

Eleven airlines currently serve the Palm Springs International Airport with nonstop flights to the following destinations which include major hubs offering travel possibilities to over five hundred cities worldwide.

Allegiant is the latest airline to provide service in Palm Springs, Allegiant ini June announced new service from Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) to Nashville, Tenn., via Nashville International Airport beginning Nov. 17, 2021.

With runways filled with airlines wanting to service Palm Springs, Meier said Palm Springs is experiencing on of the busiest flight seasons in more than 10 years. The number of flight is up 24% since June 2019, he said.

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  • Palm Springs International Airport: Twitter