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Our Noise Performance

The aviation industry creates many economic benefits and social opportunities, despite a number of challenges – including noise disturbance from airport operations.  Each year, we report on how we manage these issues via our Corporate Sustainability Report.

 

Here are some important performance measurements from the most recent published report for 2012.

Track-Keeping performance

% of departures on-track (all flights)

  • 2012 - 98.95%
  • 2011 - 99.07%
  • 2010 - 98.76%

Noise Infringements

Day (0700 – 2300hrs)

  • 2012 - 1 infringement
  • 2011 - 2 infringements
  • 2010 - 2 infringements

Night (2300 – 0700hrs)

  • 2012 - 4 infringements
  • 2011 - 22 infringements
  • 2010 - 19 infringements

Continuous Descent Approaches (CDAs) – Runway 22 direction only

  • 2012 - 94.63%
  • 2011 - 94.42%
  • 2010 - 93.78%

Enquiries and complaints

  • 2012 - 742 (from 305 individuals)
  • 2011 - 881 (from 368 individuals)
  • 2010 - 1,745 (from 545 individuals)

Noise exposure contours

Area within 57Leq contour

  • 2012 - no published by the CAA yet
  • 2011 - 21.2km2
  • 2010 - 22.5km2

Population within 57Leq contour

  • 2012 - not published by the CAA yet
  • 2011 - 1,250
  • 2010 - 1,400

Noise Abatement Compliance

Noise Abatement consists of many aspects, including noise limits, CDA's, track keeping etc.  A more detailed breakdown of compliance is contained in the Noise Abatement Compliance 2012 report (PDF 646KB).

Can't find what you're looking for?

We hope that our dedicated section of the website for noise provides answers to all the possible questions you may have.  However, if you can't find what you're looking for, we'd like to hear from you.

Contact the airport with a noise enquiry