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Noise FAQs

YVR answers your most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

 Answers to most FAQs about:

Night-time aircraft operations 292 KB
Low flying aircraft 923 KB
Maintenance Run-ups and Ground Run-up Enclosure 248 KB
Loud aircraft types 72 KB
Float plane operations 727 KB
Aircraft flight routings 852 KB
North runway operations 57 KB
Noise monitoring and flight tracking system 201 KB
What happens to your noise concern? 57 KB
Home Owner & Buyer's Guide 2 MB

Reporting a Noise Complaint

Do you have a complaint about aircraft noise?

You can tell us by: 

When reporting a noise concern, please provide as much information as possible including:

  • Date and time of event
  • Location and description of event

This helps us investigate and respond appropriately.

All concerns are logged in the YVR Noise Complaint Database. Personal information is treated confidentially and information in the database is used to analyze trends, create reports for the YVR Aeronautical Noise Management Committee, and to report to the community via the annual noise report and the annual sustainability report.

Please view our Updates section for details and advisories on developments potentially affecting noise in your community.

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