O’Leary May Have Gone But Aircraft Noise Hasn’t…

Why your support for our campaign is still vital Ryanair may be about to pull out of Belfast – but that doesn’t mean that things will quieten down for long at George Best Belfast City Airport. Here’s why: Flybe has just announced an additional 100 flights a week on three of the routes operated by Ryanair from City Airport The … [Read more...]

Residents stunned as officials tell Environment Committee they haven’t enforced noise regulations

The residents’ group, Belfast City Airport Watch, has expressed amazement at the failure of the Planning Service to enforce noise regulations at George Best Belfast City Airport. Their comments came after one of the most senior officials in the DOE’s Planning Service this morning admitted to the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Environment … [Read more...]

Department sits back as late flights soar at City Airport

Campaigners lambast Environment Minister for failing to take action As Flybe announces it’s taking over three Ryanair routes at George Best Belfast City Airport, local residents say they’re furious at the revelation that late flights at the airport have increased, and that the Department of the Environment is refusing to take any … [Read more...]

Runway Extension

George Best Belfast City Airport wants to build a runway extension which would increase the current length of the runway by 470 metres to 2,299 metres for take-off and 2,059 metres for landing. Although the airport claims it has no current plans to allow larger aircraft, a report by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has concluded that there would … [Read more...]