Why can't airplanes taking off climb higher and fly farther south before turning over my neighborhood?
Planes generally follow a traffic pattern that is set into place by the FAA. If they flew farther south, they would run into airspace that is used and controlled by D/FW Airport.

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1. Isn’t it true that big aircraft mean big noise?
2. Why can't airplanes taking off climb higher and fly farther south before turning over my neighborhood?
3. What has the City of McKinney done to reduce aircraft noise?
4. Who do I call with noise complaints?
5. What determines the direction aircraft take off and land?
6. Why has air traffic over my house increased / decreased?
7. Why wasn't I told I lived next to an airport when I moved in?
8. Who can do something about low-flying planes & helicopters?
9. What is “aircraft noise”?
10. Why do planes fly over my house?