airport noise News

  • NoiseDesk - Airport noise made easy

    With the demand for aviation continuing to grow, it is regional airports that will supply the bulk of the future growth and they have the added challenge of needing to manage the issues with very limited resources. To help take on this challenge, Brüel & Kjær has launched ...

  • UK environment minister calls for views on managing airport noise

    Views on how noise from airports can be managed effectively were called for by Environment Minister Jonathan Shaw. He made the call as Defra publishes draft guidance for comment that will be used to develop action plans to address noise from airports. In line with the Environmental Noise Directive, airport operators must draft action plans that outline the measures they will take to manage and, ...

  • Metropolitan Washington Airports authority implements enhanced aircraft noise event detection

    Historically, MWAA’s noise monitors determined aircraft noise events by identifying noise levels that exceeded a defined “noise event threshold” for a minimum duration. However, as aviation technology advanced, noise events associated with quieter aircraft were not always conveyed well using the defined threshold. Consequently, MWAA sought an improved methodology to detect ...

  • Copenhagen Airport chooses Brüel & Kjær for new noise and flight monitoring project

    After a thorough market review and public tender process, the airport has chosen to continue its long relationship with Brüel and Kjær by updating its current noise monitoring system. A client of Brüel and Kjær since the mid 1980s, Copenhagen Airport will replace their system with Brüel and Kjær's flagship offering, ANOMS, equipped with 12 permanent and two ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Brüel & Kjær to provide Heathrow airport with 50 noise monitoring terminals

    Brüel & Kjær today announced it has contracted with Heathrow Airport to deliver, install and service 50 new noise monitoring terminals. The units will increase Heathrow’s noise monitoring capacity and expand its leading-edge noise abatement program.  A mix of Permanent and Portable terminals will provide unattended sound level monitoring to accurately and ...

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise ...


    By Casper BV

  • Casper and Cirrus Environmental provide world-leading airport noise monitoring system

    Casper, the specialist in web-based visualisation and monitoring software for the aviation industry and Cirrus Environmental, a leading specialist in the design and manufacture of environmental noise monitoring solutions, today announced a partnership on airport noise monitoring. Casper Noise: Casper’s web-based noise management solution provides a complete suite of functionalities for ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Eindhoven Airport Enhances Communication With Community

    In order for Eindhoven Airport to grow, Eindhoven Airport made an agreement at the Netherland’s ‘Alderstafel’ advisory committee to enhance communication with the local community about airport operations, complaint handling and noise measurements. As part of this project, Eindhoven Airport and the working group under the ‘Alderstafel’ created a website ( ...

  • London City Airport expansion approved

    Expansion at London City Airport has been approved in a joint statement by the Chancellor, Transport Secretary and Secretary of State for Local Government and Communities. The ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Winnipeg Airports Authority chooses NoiseDesk

    Brüel and Kjaer, supplier of integrated solutions for the measurement and analysis of sound and vibration, is pleased to announce that their NoiseDesk solution for airport noise monitoring has been selected by Winnipeg Airports Authority for the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. NoiseDesk helps airports track and monitor aircraft operations and any associated ...

  • London Southend Airport contracts NoiseDesk

    Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to supply NoiseDesk - its latest noise and flight track monitoring service - to London Southend Airport. London Southend Airport has been long established as an eastern gateway to London and expansion aims to enable local people to fly to a range of holiday and business destinations across Europe. The airport was granted ...

  • Noise Sentinel wins a ‘Noise Oscar’

    Noise Sentinel is a web-based real-time noise management service that simplifies noise monitoring and compliance management for industry. It is a complete end-to-end service that combines established monitoring practises with new innovations, such as continuous assessment and ease of sharing with stakeholders, to help industry manage noise impact in the community. Noise Sentinel is in operation ...

  • Council and European Parliament agree on updated rules for the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at EU airports

    The member states' permanent representatives today endorsed the compromise reached between the Council and the European Parliament concerning a regulation which harmonises and strengthens rules on how authorities take decisions to set operating restrictions at EU airports to limit nuisance from aircraft noise. The rules are based on principles agreed by the International Civil Aviation ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Germany - Reducing Noise Pollution from Aircraft Noise

    The German Federal Government wants to dramatically improve the protection of residents from aircraft noise. This decision is based on a directive (16/509) according to which existing 1971 legislation on protection against noise pollution resulting from air traffic should be “significantly improved”. The government envisages reducing threshold values around large military and civil airports ...


  • Lochard’s WebTrak launched at BAA’s London Airports

    Leeds, UK --- BAA has welcomed the positive community response to the launch of WebTrak at the 3 major London airports, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.The launch of WebTrak is considered an important development within the airports’ noise communications strategy, and access to the application is prominently displayed on each of the BAA websites. Within two weeks of launch, ...


  • Launch Casper Noise Lab

    Improve communication and get more effect from your noise monitoring system while reducing reporting costs. Casper launches a new product to improve community relations, Casper Noise Lab. Airports spend a lot of time and money on the implementation of noise abatement procedures. Annoyance by aircraft noise however is ...


    By Casper BV

  • Madrid Airport Launch Brüel & Kjær WebTrak Service

    Local residents around the Barajas airport in Madrid can now raise direct alerts about aircraft noise disturbance, as Spanish Airport operator - AENA - has launched an interactive WebTrak service.WebTrak is a software tool that displays live flight and noise data from 27 Noise Monitoring Terminals located around Madrid-Barajas airport. It's freely available for ...

  • United defends bird kill at Houston airport

    United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston's biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. But the airline said Wednesday that it didn't tell its contractor how to proceed with airport bird control, and will ask the firm to consider other methods the next time. The contractor laid out corn kernels laced with a bird-killing nerve agent at ...


    By Associated Press

  • Transport noise: the health impacts of noise pollution

    Whilst living in cities, near airports or road and rail links, might prove useful for the commute, the noise levels can sometimes be too much to bear. A growing body of research reveals, transport noise can cause sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease, elevated hormone levels, psychological problems and even premature death; studies on children have identified cognitive impairment, worsened ...

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