Noise Amelioration Scheme (Military): RAF Church Fenton

A NAS(M) assessment at RAF Church Fenton as part of the MOD’s noise mitigation measures programme to reduce the effect of noise disturbance from military activities.


RAF Church Fenton survey report


The survey details the results of a review completed by the RAF Noise and Vibration Division (NVD) between 18 to 20 March 2013 of flying operations at RAF Church Fenton prior to the announcement of the closure. This report compares the results of the previous surveys carried out in 1989 and 2001 under the now closed NIGS and provides recommendations regarding the Noise Amelioration Scheme (Military) (NAS(M)) contours.

As RAF Church Fenton is now closed, this report is published for historic purposes.

About RAF Church Fenton

RAF Church Fenton was the home of 3 Squadron of No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School and Yorkshire Universities Air Squadron, flying Tutor T1s. It served as a relief landing ground for Tucano T1s from RAF Linton-on-Ouse. On 25 March 2013 it was announced that Church Fenton would close by the end of 2013. The units relocated to RAF Linton-on-Ouse.

For information on the previous scheme visit: Noise Insulation Grant Scheme (NIGS) on the UK Government Web Archive.

Published 6 June 2013
Last updated 10 February 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated detail about the report and background on RAF Church Fenton.
  2. Added link to information on the previous scheme Noise Insulation Grant Scheme (NIGS)
  3. First published.