Stansted launches consultation on Noise Action Plan
plans to continue minimising aircraft noise impacts over the next five years.
Plan and will hold a series of noise briefings in local towns and villages affected
by aircraft noise during August and September. The consultation will run until
Friday, October 2, 2009.
noise ever carried out by Stansted Airport. We want to know what people think
of our draft plans for the next five years before we finalise them for submission
to the Government later in 2009.
yet sensitive way as we understand it can be a real concern for our local community.
We’re also determined to take appropriate actions to reduce and mitigate against
aircraft noise where we can – this is the right and responsible thing to do.”
regulations. The proposed plan will run for a five year period from 2010 – 2015
and aims to manage and, where possible, reduce the impact of noise from the various
aircraft types that operate at the airport. A final Noise Action Plan will be
produced by the end of 2009.
and reports on both aircraft noise and track-keeping. We’ve also worked hard to
successfully reduce the impact of aircraft noise as we’ve developed and grown
the airport, and today we have one of the most modern aircraft fleets of any UK
already set itself the target of a further 50% reduction in 2000 levels by 2020
but we know there is always more we can strive to do.”
the Eastern region, including Members of Parliament and local authority leaders.
www.stanstedairport.com/noise. Paper copies of either document can be obtained
by calling the Consultation Hotline (answerphone) on 01279 662800 or email