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Birmingham Airport Noise Action Plan 2010 - 2015

The Birmingham Airport Noise Action Plan was formally adopted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on 19th May 2011.

Contents
Foreword by Chief Executive Officer 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Executive Summary Purpose and Scope Description of the Airport Future Development and Future Noise Impact Introduction to Aircraft Noise Aircraft Noise Policy Results of the Strategic Noise Mapping Airport Noise Strategy Framework Performance Indicators and Evaluation The Action Plan 2010 – 2015 Method for Selecting Noise Actions Financial Information Summary of Public Consultation 02 03 05 07 10 12 16 20 22 27 28 35 36 37

Appendices Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Glossary of Terms Box 2 of the Defra Guidance Strategic Noise Maps 2010 Average Summer Day Noise Contours Provisions of the new Section 106 Planning Agreement

Report produced by: The Environment Team Birmingham Airport Birmingham, B26 3QJ Email: EnvironmentTeam@birminghamairport.co.uk Telephone: 0121 767 7433

Birmingham Airport. Noise Action Plan 2010-2015

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Foreword by Chief Executive Officer
At Birmingham Airport, we pride ourselves on our efforts to achieve a balance between the benefits that this Airport brings to the region, and the noise that is often a consequence of our partner airlines operations. We aim to operate practical, responsible and realistic environmental controls, while creating local employment and supporting substantial inward investment in our region. The publication of this Noise Action Plan underlines our commitment to manage our noise impact. It has been developed as a strategic document, setting out a noise management framework to 2015 and has an overriding objective: “To work with our stakeholders, including the local community and industry partners, to adopt the best practicable means to assess, manage and minimise the impact of aircraft noise, both

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