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An umbrella movement networking the interested environmental organisations, airport community groups, and individuals opposed to unsustainable aviation expansion, and its damaging environmental effects, including climate change, noise and air pollution...

Click here - for a technical explanation of what satnav (P-RNAV) is doing for the management of aircraft arrivals and departures.

Aircraft noise is the most significant cause of adverse community reaction related to the operation and expansion of airports. This is expected to remain the case in most regions of the world for the foreseeable future. Limiting or reducing the number of people affected by significant aircraft noise is therefore one of ICAO's main priorities and one of the Organization's key environmental goals. 

AEF is a UK based organisation campaigning for aviation’s impacts on people and the environment to be brought within sustainable limits.

AEF receives more queries about aviation-related noise pollution than about any other issue.

Android apps for monitoring flights

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70% of the time on average (according to Windfinder.com) aircraft leaving Newcastle Airport take off to the West and land from the East year.

BUT, this changes in the spring and early summer months. Click the link above to see what happens in the spring and early summer when the East side of the Airport gets more takeoffs.

This is the October 2019 briefing.  The Airport asked us to take down the August briefing because they said it had inaccuracies and privileged information.  The Airport has refused to tell us what it thinks was wrong with it, in spite of us asking twice, so we have had to guess.  If you downloaded the August version, you should use this one instead.

The Civil Aviation Authority carried out Environmental and Operational assessments of the change process and as well as assessing the Consultation process.  We think the CAA got this wrong.  The link via the title above is to a zipped file with all 3 assessments in it.

Separately:

Environmental Assessment download  (with sections highlighted by us - click the title to download our briefing on this assessment)

Operational Assessment download  (fairly technical!)

Consultation Assessment download  (we will be commenting on this soon)

ANAG briefing August 2019

We have taken this briefing off-line at the request of the Airport.  The October briefing (here) has replaced it - see a bit further up the download list above.

The most recent reply - dated 24th July 2019 - from the Airport in the latest round of letters.

This is our highly critical response to the inadequate reply sent to us by the airport.  This is our second letter in this latest round!

We challenged the Airport on a number of issues (see the previous link).  We have now had a reply, click the link above to see it.  We think it's inadequate - it misses all the main points and ducks nearly all the key questions we asked.  We are putting together a reply, you will see it on here soon

The letter we sent on 22nd May 2019 asking for answers to questions like: why won't you talk to us about routes and respite? Why can't we see the consultants report on departure routes? What do you think the noise is doing to our health?

This is ANAG's constitution.  It was adopted on the 11th March 2019

This is a pdf of the PowerPoint presentation use by the Airport on March 19th 2019 to tell us that they are going to do nothing about respite. 

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