This does not involve a big commercial airport like JFK or PHL. It’s a little general aviation field. Heck, according to the website, the refueling gas pumps are self-service.
I have been unable to find a link telling me when the airport was founded, though it seems to have been there more than five years.
It is difficult to sympathize with the home owners.
Chesapeake hired a platoon of private lawyers to convince a judge that there had been no legal damage. The city lost, appealed all the way to the state Supreme Court, and lost again.