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Aviation noise

Discussion Paper 05

Aviation noise

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Current

Supplement

Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning

Series

Discussion Paper

Abstract

Explores current scientific understanding and existing policy on aviation and noise. Discusses the impacts of aviation noise on health, the issue of annoyance and how this develops over time. Considers different methodologies for measuring noise and approaches to mitigation as well as specific issues, including night noise.

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Publisher History

The Airports Commission was established by the UK Government as an independent body to investigate the efficient use of existing airport capacity and whether there is a need to expand it. The Commission closed in July 2015 after producing its final report.


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