Back-up runway blamed for noise complaint rise

A jump in the number of complaints about aircraft noise at Dublin airport has been linked to the increased use of its second runway. There were 495 complaints to the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) about aircraft landing and taking off in the first six months of the year compared with 382 in the corresponding period [...]

By |August 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

DAA Consultation on aircraft noise

Do you need assistance with assessment of inbound aircraft noise and the design of noise mitigation strategies? Do you need qualified impartial advice and assistance with planning further information requests relating to airport noise? Acoustic Services are well positioned to assist.

By |July 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Shane Ross seeks review of Dublin Airport runway concerns

An independent review into the concerns of local people about plans for a third runway at Dublin Airport is expected to be agreed by the Cabinet today. Minister for Transport Shane Ross is scheduled to bring a memo to Cabinet on the long-deferred third runway proposed by the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA). The project received [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Night flights over south Dublin during runway overhaul

Hundreds of flights will divert every week for more than a year from September.   An overhaul of the main runway at Dublin Airport will see hundreds of night-time flights diverted over south Dublin every week for more than a year from September. The airport operates an average of 60 “movements” (takeoffs or landings) a night [...]

By |July 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The ‘sonic net’ that could be the humane solution to preventing bird strikes at airports.

  Noise is used to create a 'sonic net' that blocks out bird of prey sounds Research was done at an active airfield in Virginia over eight week period Results show there's an 82 per cent reduction in birds in the treatment area Birds are generally considered hazards in the world of aviation as a [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Dublin flight path residents tell of noise exposure as second runway talks due

People living under flight paths at Dublin Airport have revealed their daily nightmare as negotiations are planned on limiting the noise impact of a second runway. Aviation chiefs have offered to buy 40 homes, believed to be in the St Margaret's area 2-3km from the airport, ahead of the planned 320 million euro expansion in [...]

By |April 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments