Aircraft noise getting you down?
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What is this about?
Before April 2017, aircraft departing from Newcastle Airport were dispersed across a wide area and everybody got some respite from aircraft noise.
After April 2017 Newcastle Airport started using satellite technology to fly departing aircraft down a narrow route. Now, people under and close to the flight path centre line now get no respite. The Airport didn’t tell us it was going to do this or what the effects would be. More...
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Everything about Newcastle Airport plans for respite/changes to departure routes is here
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Understanding Aircraft Noise
Wind direction - which way will they take off and land?
70% of the time on average (according to Windfinder.com) aircraft leaving Newcastle Airport take off to the West and land from the East each year.
BUT, this changes in the spring and early summer months, view and download this doc to see what happens in the spring and early summer when the East side of the Airport gets more takeoffs