Stansted airport noise action plan
Every five years, airport operators are required by the EU Directive 2002/49/EC, known as the Environmental Noise Directive (‘END’), to produce a Noise Action Plan (‘NAP’) setting out the measures being taken to achieve the END objective to “avoid, prevent or reduce on a prioritised basis the harmful effects, including annoyance, due to exposure to environmental noise.” The Government guidance for the production of Noise Action Plans can be found here.
The latest plan covers the period from 2024 to 2028. Before finalising this NAP, a draft NAP was published for public consultation and can be found can be found here
Following this consultation MAG has to submit its NAP for approval to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (‘Defra’) and the Department for Transport (‘DfT’) and will be published in 2024.
Click here for SAW’s response to the Stansted Airport Draft Noise Action Plan 2024-2028 (August 2023)
Click here for SSE’s response to the Stansted Airport Draft Noise Action Plan 2019-2023 (October 2018)
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