Officials propose new helicopter route

May 28, 2014

New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D-Brooklyn) showing his proposed helicopter route over Long Island Sound
New York Senator Chuck Schumer (D-Brooklyn) showing his proposed helicopter route over Long Island Sound
Credit Gabrielle Fonrouge

Elected officials on Long Island are urging the FAA to renew an “over-the-water” helicopter route that is set to expire in August. Officials also want to modify the route and make it permanent.