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Grand Canyon Offers Subsidies to Quieter Aircraft

The incentives are designed to reduce noise pollution within the park.

Seeking peace and quiet in the Grand Canyon? This’ll help: as of January 1, the park will begin offer discounts to any licensed sightseeing operators that employ noise-reduction technology on their aircraft.

The Wichita Eaglereports that any tour companies that comply with certain FAA noise certification standards will receive a $5 discount on every flight. The subsidies stand to benefit both the companies and hikers immensely:

Read more: Wichita Eagle