About Us

PlaneNoise Inc. Is an aviation noise consultancy serving public and private clients focusing on airport and aircraft noise complaint management solutions, noise abatement procedure compliance monitoring and related government and community affairs. The firm is based in Port Jefferson, New York.

Robert Grotell

Robert Grotell, the firm’s founder and principal, possesses over 30 years of successful aviation, transportation management and public-service experience with an extensive background in noise complaint management, noise abatement compliance monitoring, airport and heliport planning and operations, regional airline management and operations, mass-transit system management, transportation policy and municipal government. He has significant experience in the preparation of aviation master plans, environmental studies and project proposals; FAA AIP grant processing; intergovernmental coordination and community outreach.

Mr. Grotell is also recognized as an authority on New York City’s public-use heliport system as well as aircraft noise and related community compatibility issues.