BCAW Joins Calls for Fairer Community Contract with Airports

Belfast City Airport Watch has joined a dozen airport community groups across the UK calling for a fairer ‘community contract’ with airports which cause noise pollution problems for local residents. The groups want the contract to ensure: Best practice is not just the norm but is mandatory The noise burden is genuinely reduced over … [Read more...]

How to minimise noise and boost NI’s economy

We want to see an independent aircraft noise regulator and an airports strategy for Northern Ireland. Find out more about our proposals [PDF]. … [Read more...]

Westminster Committee hears from BCAW on Aircraft Noise

BCAW delegation at Westminster

A committee of MPs at Westminster has been hearing from local residents affected by aircraft noise linked to George Best Belfast City Airport. The umbrella residents group, Belfast City Airport Watch (BCAW), was invited to give evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster on Wednesday, 24th October, as part of its inquiry … [Read more...]

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...]