4. Aircraft noise

Noise is regulated to some extent at all UK airports. This can include noise limits and restrictions on night flights.

Aircraft paths are generally designed to fly over the least populated areas.

Some airports operate grant schemes to install sound insulation in affected homes. Contact the airport that affects you to find out if they run one.

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has more information on aircraft noise and emissions.

Complaining about aircraft noise

To complain about noise or aircraft activities in general, get in touch with the relevant airport.

Military aircraft

Military aircraft are covered by different rules. You can complain about military aircraft noise or low flying military aircraft.