Research and analysis

Noise exposure contours around London airports

Reports outlining average summer day and night noise exposure contours for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports.

Documents

Noise exposure contours for Heathrow Airport 2015

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Noise exposure contours for Gatwick Airport 2015

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Noise exposure contours for Stansted Airport 2015

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Details

Environmental Research and Consultancy Department (ERCD) produce annual reports on noise exposure contours at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports. These are detailed reports and essential reading to understand both how noise exposure contours are produced and how they should be interpreted.

The annual reports include small scale diagrams of noise exposure contours which provide an overall impression of their proximity to major towns. More detailed representation of noise exposure contours on the ground are available as:

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

1997 to 2007

Published 26 September 2012
Last updated 12 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. 2015 noise exposure contour reports for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.
  2. Added 2014 reports.
  3. Added 2013 noise contour exposure maps for Stansted, Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
  4. Added new hyperlink
  5. Added 2012 reports.
  6. First published.