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Noise Management

The Airport Authority's commitment to neighbouring communities includes managing airport noise to balance the need for safe, convenient 24-hour air travel with enjoyable urban living.

Causes of airport noise

  • Aircraft take-offs
  • Aircraft landings
  • Engine run-ups (post-maintenance engine tests)
  • Ground service equipment

Noise management program

To manage noise and our community commitments, our aeronautical noise management program includes:

  • Aeronautical Noise Management Committee consultations
  • A five-year Noise Management Plan
  • Noise abatement procedures
  • A noise monitoring and flight tracking system
  • A complaint management and response system 

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