Save the date: Noise at airports workshop – 20th November – Brussels
Dear Members and ARC friends,

The Regulation 598/2014 «on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at Union airports» will enter into force in June 2016.  

This Regulation will be core for all actions related to and dealing with the heated topic of noise nearby airports. Local and regional authorities need to know precisely what this Regulation is about, and what will be feasible in the very next future to answer residents’ needs and questions.  

This workshop is dedicated to local authorities, municipalities and regions involved in managing the impact of their airport. Local and regional authorities will pursue dialogue with the European Institutions and industry.  

Be part of this dialogue, save the date!  

Agenda and registration for the workshop by clicking here.  

Workshop to be held in ARC office, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels on 20th November 2015 at 10:00 to 16:15

Draft Programme

Regulation No
598/2014: The New Noise Regulation: impact and opportunities for cities and regions

Confirmed speakers from the European Commission, EUROCONTROL, local and regional authorities, and regulating authorities include presentations on:

  • Presentation of the Regulation 598/2014 
  • Perspective of local authorities
  • Benchmarking of existing noise policies
  • What is noise at airport?
  • What’s the stakeholder forum planned provisioned for in the Commission
  • Noise contours definition
  • Controlling noise levels
  • Existing tools to combat noise
  • Mitigation programmes


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