Luton airport launches Draft Noise Action Plan Consultation
17th January 2010. LADACAN’s (The Luton and District Association for the Control of Aircraft
does not encourage them to expect too much by way of action on noise, but LADACAN
will take a fresh look at the consultation draft and post their views on their
website, once they have had time to digest them.
public relations web site under the "Draft Noise Action Plan Consultation" tab
together with details of the two planned exhibitions on 12 October and 4 January.
"measures to reduce noise exposure" but airports have chosen instead to merely focus on "measures
to manage noise exposure".
monitoring of noise. There is no mention of reducing aircraft noise, and no measures
that might inconvenience or add costs to airlines. The only mention of “reduce”
is in the numbers of people affected by noise.
of the London Luton Airport Consultative Committee, our air traffic control provider
and airline partners. London Luton Airport has held a pre-consultation workshop
with representatives from the London Luton Airport Noise and Track Sub Committee
to obtain early views on the approach to be taken in developing the Draft Action
Plan and the level of noise control sought by stakeholders. Noise & Track
Sub Committee members also had the opportunity to supply comments on a pre-consultation
draft of the document before full public consultation commenced.
grateful to receive your response to a number of consultation questions, and additionally
we would welcome any general comments you might have relating to the Draft Noise
Health Officers within neighbouring local authorities and attend meetings on their
request, to explain the Draft Noise Action Plan. In addition, London Luton Airport
will host two public exhibitions before the scheduled London Luton Airport Consultative
Putteridge Bury Conference Centre
to attend. Representatives from London Luton Airport will be available to answer
will be published on this web site. Copies of the Executive Summary are available
would like to discuss a particular issue or request an Executive Summary, then
please contact us by telephone on 01582 395382 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
c/o Airfield Environment Office
London Luton Airport Operations Limited
will publish the final Noise Action Plan once approved by the Secretary of State
for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. In accordance with the Noise Action Plan
Guidance, we will also publish a summary of the consultation responses received
and a reasoned justification for the response to issues raised.
consultation process. It will also be published on this website.