90 helicopters returning to Fort Carson over next couple of weeks

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Expect to hear more air traffic than usual in the coming weeks.

Starting Monday, helicopters from the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division will begin returning from overseas. There are 90 helicopters total, and it is expected to take two weeks for all of them to get back to Fort Carson.

The helicopters were used during a recent deployment in Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania. The aircraft include UH-60 Black Hawk, AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

Fort Carson said people in the area should expect increased noise from the helicopters. Any noise complaints can be called into the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at 719-526-9849.