Belfast City Airport Watch welcomes Minister’s action on City Airport inquiry’s noise recommendations

Residents affected by aircraft noise from George Best Belfast City Airport have welcomed confirmation by the Minister for Infrastructure, Chris Hazzard, that he has instructed officials to work towards full implementation of the recommendations of a crucial public inquiry report. The airport had been seeking significant changes to its planning … [Read more...]

BCAW call for independent airport noise regulator

If George Best Belfast City Airport’s expansion are enacted, it could make the airport one of the noisiest in the UK in terms of population impact. Find out why we’re so concerned about the airport’s plans, and about our own proposal for an independent aircraft noise regulator. Read the full story on the Belfast Telegraph website here. … [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...]

Airport Proposals

The airport’s noise and expansion proposals are likely to have a devastating impact on local residents if they’re enacted. In particular, the proposals could mean: More than twice the number of jet flights Double the noise annoyance Massively increased health risks Damage to our children’s education Find out more by reading our … [Read more...]