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Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

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Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

I am looking at some possible places to stay at in Racquet Club Estates. One of the places is on a street that appears to be about 3 blocks from the flight path. I looked at the airport schedule..and planes are arriving and departing every 30 minutes ..all the way up to midnight. Exactly, how loud is it near the flight path? e.g. if you are in a house, can you hear the plane?

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1. Re: Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

I was able to talk to 3 different home owners in Racquet Club Estates and each one confirmed that - yes, you can hear the planes and yes, you can even see the planes.

Ughh.. I really wanted to stay in that area and enjoy the mid century neighborhood.

One owner even shared that the commercial flights were not the noise issue - but the military jets that are increasingly zoom in and out of PSP airport.

I guess I will be looking elsewhere.

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2. Re: Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

Try looking for something in west-middle or south palm springs to get the mid-century vibe with less plane noise.

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There are other neighborhoods with mid century houses.And yes the military jets are very loud. They were supposed to be cutting back on flights due to complaints.

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4. Re: Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

About 95% of the military jets have stopped coming to Palm Springs Airport. Commercial jets have a procedure to reduce jet noise when taking off.

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5. Re: Racquet Club - flight path - how loud?

The military jets fly in and out once per day at around 4PM. Yes, they are loud, but I find them exciting. We often stop what we're doing for a moment to salute them. They are very impressive.

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