Aviation Strategy

The UK government is currently consulting on a new aviation strategy for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It plans to publish the strategy in 2013 and promises that it will address the issue of noise. Find out more about the consultation on the strategy at: http://www.dft.gov.uk/consultations/dft-2011-09 You can read our response to the … [Read more...]

George Best Belfast City Airport and noise – the facts

These statistics on noise levels are taken from consultants’ reports commissioned by the city airport and made available to the Airport Forum. The statistics on late flights were provided by the airport to the Airport Forum. As these statistics show, the number of people exposed to ‘significant’ levels of aircraft noise near George Best … [Read more...]

Residents celebrate legal victory over City Airport planning agreement

Minister's decision to remove passenger limit quashed by High Court judge Local residents affected by aircraft noise are celebrating a landmark legal victory in their campaign for tougher noise controls at George Best Belfast City Airport. A High Court judge has quashed a decision by the previous Environment Minister, Edwin Poots, to remove a … [Read more...]