Noise Amelioration Scheme (Military): RAF Brize Norton

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


RAF Brize Norton survey report


The survey details the results of a environmental noise survey conducted under the Noise Amelioration Scheme (Military) (NAS(M)) criteria of aircraft activity at Brize Norton was completed by the RAF Noise and Vibration Division (NVD) between 1 June 2011 to 1 July 2012 and 1 October 2013 to 30 October 2013. It details the environmental noise contours for the current activity at RAF Brize Norton.

About RAF Brize Norton

RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, is the largest station of the Royal Air Force. It is close to the settlements of Brize Norton, Carterton, and Witney. The station is home to Air Transport, Air to Air refuelling and military parachuting, with aircraft operating from the station including the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Boeing C-17 Globemaster III and Lockheed TriStar.

Published 7 February 2014
Last updated 10 February 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated detail about the report and background on RAF Brize Norton.
  2. First published.