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If you live or work near an airport, there will almost certainly be times when you hear aircraft, and while millions of us enjoy flying every year, there is a noisy and sometimes distressing downside for some.

Here at London Stansted we are committed to being a good neighbour and we continually work with airlines, National Air Traffic Services (NATS), local Air Traffic Control (ATC) and Government agencies to do as much as possible to minimise the noise impact on the local community.

Although as an airport owner, we don’t tell the aircraft operators where to fly, nor do we set the routes that they fly, we do closely monitor and share information about what is happening, and act as a go-between for the local community and the wider aviation industry.

This noise section of our website is designed to help give a better understanding of the various aspects of aircraft noise by giving clear and factual information.

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