airport noise

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator

Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator despite conflict of interest concerns Fingal County Council was chosen as the noise regulator. THERE WAS INTENSE pressure on Transport Minister Shane Ross to appoint a noise regulator for Dublin Airport even though officials knew accusations of a conflict of interest were certain to arise.   [...]

By |2019-04-14T23:36:13+01:00March 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Pressure on Ross to appoint Dublin Airport noise regulator

Noise levels and plane size to be restricted at Dublin Airport’s second runway

An independent review of local concerns. Noise restrictions and plane size will be limited at the second runway planned for Dublin Airport. The limits will allow the Irish Aviation Authority to determine the number and size of planes which can fly in and out of the runway, particularly at night. An independent review of local [...]

By |2018-10-30T14:17:29+00:00September 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Noise levels and plane size to be restricted at Dublin Airport’s second runway

Gatwick pledges to limit residents affected by aircraft noise.

Gatwick has pledged to limit how many residents are affected by aircraft noise if it is granted permission to build a second runway. No more than 15,000 people would be subjected to 57 decibels, which is the level at which the Government believes " significant community annoyance" begins. Latest figures show the number currently affected [...]

By |2018-10-30T14:17:30+00:00June 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Gatwick pledges to limit residents affected by aircraft noise.